Need Help with migrating physical NT4 machine to virtual machine..

Hello,

I need help with migrating physical NT4 machine to virtual machine.  I would like to build it on the Windows server 2008 Microsoft Hyper-V platform.  I have a physical NT4 box that is a little flakey and would like to migrate to a vm environment for disaster recovery and backup reasons.  I am open to the idea of using VMWare if necessary.  Has anyone had success with this?  What is the best way to tackle this project?

Thanks Much!
gwkleinAsked:
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drewha1969Commented:
I have used VMWare Converter to convert an old Win98 box.
http://www.vmware.com/products/converter/

It can read various 3rd party images and from a live machine.  The only downside would be it can only save as a VMWare machine.

I dont have any experience with Hyper-V...  Is it possible Hyper-V can read VMWare images?  
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za_mkhIT ManagerCommented:
I've used VMWare Converter to migrate old NT4 servers including NT4 domain controllers to VMWare Server and VMWare ESX ... vCenter Converter is fantastic at handling this kind of stuff ... Been doing that for the last three years ... though we got rid of our last NT4 server 5 months ago! (it was upgraded to Windows 2000!)
Don't know about HyperV!
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gwkleinAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your comments!  Could we convert using ESX and migrate to a VHD file from there?
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za_mkhIT ManagerCommented:
Potentially yes. I have not experience with this. This link seems to say it is possible..
 
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/winserverhyperv/thread/16e588e8-8d87-47d5-88af-457ea3dbfa6a
 
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