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Conver a VMDK to native installation  ISO file

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Dear Experts,

I have a VMDK file ( 15 GB) , the virtual machine is very very slowly running  in my laptop, so,  I want  convert the VMDK file to a native installation ISO file in order to Install the ISO in my Desktop.

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by:Luciano Patrão
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Hi

You have a vmdk?? Or a VM in your laptop that you want to move to your desktop??

If so, just copy from one side to another, and run on the VMware in your desktop

Jail
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by:chkdsk01
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Not sure what you mean.  Do you want to do a V2P from the VM to your Desktop?
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by:viertelstrasse
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Thanks Jail,

No,  I need a  native installation and Install the ISO file  (from VMware) without of  VMware .
I don´t need a copy - paste  vmdk file and use a VM
thanks
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coolsport00 earned 2000 total points
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I think what you're wanting is a way to do a V2P. See this VMware KB:
http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1002498, which will lead you to a whitepaper on how to do so. You'll need to create an image of your VM, basically, using something like Acronis True Image or Symantec B/U Exec Sys Restore, then put that on your hardware. There is no real easy way necessarily to accomplish a V2P...meaning, no simple conversion tool.

Regards,
~coolsport00
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