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Booting from a virtual disk on a virtual machine ends up in a blue screen

I took a HDD out of a dead PC (,which used to run Windows Vista) and virtualized it into vhdx using disk2VHD. After converting the VHDX to VMDK, I attached the drive to a new virtual machine on VMWare ...
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VirtualBox "Fatal: no bootable medium found! System Halted" after clonezilla retore on Windows 10

I've cloned my Physical machine of Windows 10 using clonezilla. I've created a new VM with a blank disk and restored the clonezilla disk image without any error. After reboot (and remove of the ...
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Trying to virtualize machine --> black screen

I'm trying to virtualize my current physical machine in order to keep a "live backup" so that I can refer to it at any time in order to check the settings of any app or even just to keep old ...
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How can P2V windows server 2008?

I am trying, to converter a windows server 2008 32 bits to virtual with vmware vcenter converter standalone but the application dosent start Error im running Windows server 2008 32 bits wwhitn ...
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Boot to OS on physical disk - p2v

I have a dual boot machine. Both OSs run from different disks. Linux is on an internal HDD and Windows on the internal SSD. I just wanted to be able to run both at the same time. I suppose it will be ...
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Windows 10 UEFI Physical to KVM/libvirt Virtual

Original Post I am migrating my PC from Windows 10 to Linux. There are a few things for which I still need Windows, and I am currently dual-booting, with Windows and Linux on separate physical disks....
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Solaris 10 p2v conversion

I've picked up a system where the disk slices are odd and the ldmp2v prepare fails on disk sizes. I believe I have a mangled manifest file and I want to adjust it so it works. Does anybody have a ...
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vCenter Converter - migrate P2V without dedicated boot partition

I'm looking to migrate a physical machine to my ESXi cluster with vCenter Converter but actually I got this following error : There is no '/boot' directory mounted on the source machine. It is ...
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Can I virtualize a physical hard drive directly on ESXi?

I want to virtualize one of my existing operating systems (Ubuntu Server 12.04) to use the VM in my new ESXi setup. I know that I can use the vmware converter standalone client on my Windows laptop to ...
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Cloning an existing HD into a VMWare boot?

How do I clone an existing HD into being used in VMWare?
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