I’ve had a few Windows machines crash due to disk timeouts. I don’t feel as though this should happen as the guest’s are on local storage but it does! Here’s NetApp’s recommended fix.
In your Windows Guest OS, copy the lines below into a new Notepad file (Start > All Programs > Accessories > Notepad). Note: Make sure the last line is a blank line, otherwise the registry merge won’t work.
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
Name the file as windows_gos_timeout.reg
Change the “Save as Type” to “All Files” and save it to your Desktop
Right click the file and select Merge
The following dialogue box is displayed:
Are you sure you want to add the information in [path of .reg file] to the registry?
If you click Yes, you receive the following message:
Information in [path of .reg] file has been successfully entered into the registry.