Microsoft iSCSI Target Server (WS2012/2012 R2) – Error: Unable to import the virtual disk. A Virtual disk with that file path already exists

When I try to import the virtual disk into Windows Server 2012/2012 R2 iSCSI Target Server, I encountered this error:




The registration of virtual disk in iSCSI Target is not deleted properly in the registry.



  1. Download my admin script

  2. Unzip and Copy the script into Windows Server 2012/R2 iSCSI Target Server

  3. Double click the script and the log will be automatically open

  4. Verify iSCSI Target VHD that causes the issue


  1. Open Registry Editor and navigate to the following path

 HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\iSCSI Target\WTDisks

  1. Delete the value from the corresponding ID


  1. Lastly, Microsoft iSCSI Software Target Service must be restarted


Admin Scripts

  1. Download YLNotes__Dump_iSCSI_Target_VHD (704)

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  1. Thank you! this helped me.

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