Enabling Replication Failed The System Cannot Find the Path Specified Hyper-V While trying to replicate a Hyper-V server you receive the following error: Enabling replication failed Hyper-V failed to enable replication for virtual machine “Machine Name”: The system cannot find the path specified. (I0x80070003). (Virtual machine ID “ID Number”) Cause The likely cause is that you have removed the path that was set under the replication server (or receiving servers) replication settings. Under the Hyper-V Setting on the receiving or replication server, click on the “Replication Configuration Enabled as a Replication server” The Fix Browse to the directory defined under “Specify the default location to store replica files” and ensure that the path is valid. The likely cause is that the folder defined here was removed and needs to be redefined. This can happen when you are cleaning shop.