With the Internet issue resolved, I was able to return to my Windows 7 image
and complete the Cygwin install. I proceeded to complete all the necessary
When I make a reservation for the image, it gets to where it boots the image
then windows fails to load - "Windows failed to start. A recent hardware or
software change might be the cause" (see attached screenshot).
I checked the vmware server manager and the only difference I can see is that
the vmguest is being assigned the Guest OS: Other (32-bit). As my image is a
64-bit, I believe this to be a hint at the problem. I double checked the
database and the architecture is set to x86_64. So I'm at a lose as to what's
going on here.