Solve "UUID already exists" Error

If you get the error "Cannot register the hard disk ... because a hard disk ... with UUID ... already exists."  Screenshot

  • In VirtualBox, click on "File->Virtual Media Manager"


  • Select the Vdi and click on "Remove". 


  • Confirm by clicking on "Remove" and ON THE FOLLOWING WINDOW, CLICK ON KEEP

Screenshot  Screenshot

Then you can link the VDI. Follow this article to do so.


You can now go back to the diagram and go to the next step in the procedure.

If you have any issues with the previous explanations or need some help, please log a ticket via this link.

Go back to the diagram

Go back to "Cannot Open Database" page

Entry from: 20.04.2012
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