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Creation of Virtual Machine with VMWare vCenter Converter Standalone fails

I'm trying to convert my physical system to vm. And i'm trying to use VMware vCenter Converter. I was trying to follow the instrustions on this article: ...
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VMware Converter FAILED: A specified parameter was not correct. info.owner

I'm trying to convert a 32-bit Windows XP system to a VMWare VM remotely from a Windows 7 Machine. When I do I get the error: A specified parameter was not correct. info.owner Source System ...
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VMWare Converter FAILED: Unable to find the system volume

I'm trying to convert a physical Windows XP Professional computer into a VM using VMWare vCenter Converter Standalone 5.0.1. When the process completed, I had the following output: Conversion ...
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convert .img to .vmdk using VBoxmanage

Can Someone tell me how to convert .img to .vmdk using VBoxManage? And also how to configure files .vmx etc which are needed to test this converted image on virtualbox? Thanks in advance.
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Moving windows-2003 hdd into virtual machine - with HDD shrink

Before you vote to close as exact duplicate, please read the full question. I was already read: Can I make a virtual machine out of a Windows XP physical machine? Disk2vhd,convert my PC to Hyper-V ...
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How can I: Convert Physical to VM, the machine it's running on

I have virtualized laptops before, when someone gets a new one and doesn't want to quite let go of their old laptop for fear of losing something. This was using VMWare Workstation 7.X. In 8.0 when I ...
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Converting a Windows 2000 Physical Machine to a Virtual Machine

What's the best way to create a virtual machine from an old Windows 2000 machine? I found VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 4.0.1 which is the last version to support Windows 2000. Are there any ...
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VMware Converter: “FAILED: Unable to find the system volume, reconfiguration is not possible.”

VMware converter keeps barfing with this error (after hours of processing) while trying to convert the current XP system into a VM. Anybody knows what might be going on?
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How to transfer virtual machines from VMware Fusion to vSphere?

I have a virtual machine built by using VMware Fusion v2.0 on OS X and I would like to move it to a VMware vSphere server (version unknown). What would be the best way to do this? From what I found ...
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VMWare Converter recommendations

I have two Ghost 14 backups of my machine. One for the machine fully configured with apps after and XP install and one of the last update before i re-imaged it (it's XP, I re-image about once every ...
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VMware Converter - virtualizing XP partition: Which Sysprep, SP2 or SP3, or none at all?

I'm using VMWare converter to virtualize an existing Windows XP Pro SP3 partition to run in Windows 7. At the end of the Converter process, it warns "Unable to locate the required Sysprep files...". ...
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Synchronize a vmware guest OS with a host OS

I hot-cloned a Windows Xp machine on Vmware using VMware-converter-4.0.1-161434. Now I want to sync the Windows Xp machine partition on the machine with the vmware created guest OS . Are any tools ...
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Error while VMware Converter for creating virtual machine for Vmplayer

I'm using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone version=4.0.1, build=build-161434 to hot clone the linux partition on my laptop. It has a partition with Windows Xp pro and another with Opensuse 11.0. ...
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VMware Converter for creating virtual machine for Vmplayer

VMware Converter is free and converts a running machine to a VMware virtual machine. The machine can be your local machine or a remote machine on the network . however, The VMware Converter only ...
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Having trouble creating VMWare image from physical machine - memory being restricted to 880MB

I have an old laptop I'm trying to create a VM image from. I'm using the latest version of the VMware Converter app. The machine is an Intel Core Duo with 1GB of RAM running WinXP Pro. When I get ...