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offline conversion always failed

Hi experts,
I try to convert my win2003 server, but it always failes.
I have the log file if you can help me.
When I do it from the vcenter, it failed after 98% with :
methodfailed
The offline conversion stopps immediately after 1 %

Please help it is urgent.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
0. delete all temp files.
1. run chkdsk on the disk.
2. defragment the disk.

post the log file.

what are you converting to?

VMWare ?, and what is the datastore?
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Here is the log log-offline-conversion.txt
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
I did the chdsk, no bad sectors
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
what about answers to the other questions?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
datastore you are converting to is too small.

File [Production01] is larger than the maximum size supported by datastore
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
what size is the physical disk, or what size are you specifiying, and what size is your datastore, you are convertying to?
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
ok, we choosed now a different datastore with offline conversion.
Since now it is running at 22%.......
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
it is still not working.
The conversion ends up with 100% but I still have the error: STOP 0x0000007B

We also tried this solution:

Windows 2003 (lsilogic and vmscsi)

To copy the appropriate disk controller driver from a working virtual machine with Windows 2003 installed:

   1.
      Power on the source for the conversion. The source can be physical or virtual.
   2.
      Power on a working virtual machine running Windows 2003.
   3.
      Copy the LSI Logic disk controller driver file located in %systemroot%\system32\drivers\symmpi.sys to the source for the conversion.
   4.
      Copy the VMware SCSI disk controller device driver file, if present, located in %systemroot%\system32\drivers\vmscsi.sys to the source for the conversion.
   5.
      Click Start > Run.
   6.
      Type regedit and press Enter.
   7.

      Browse to and export the following registry keys:

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\symmpi

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\CriticalDeviceDatabase\
      pci#ven_1000&dev_0030

      HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\vmscsi

      Note: The vmscsi service registry key may not exist if VMware Tools is not installed on the virtual machine.
   8.
      Import the registry keys from step 6 on to the conversion source.
   9.
      Restart the source to complete installation.
  10.
      Perform another conversion with VMware Converter.

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
well the conversion is finishing this time.

trhis is another reason why it's causing a BSOD.

have you followed these conversion see Bestway article

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/VMWare/A_3639-VMware-vConverter-P2V-for-Windows-Servers.html
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
Ok, conversion now done.
We did it one drive by another one.
First C drive and then D drive.
The important thing was to have the Raid driver on a floppy disk.
It was not working, when we imported the the driver to the offline converter iso.
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Eprs_AdminSystem ArchitectAuthor Commented:
But now I have another problem,
my DELL server PE1950 has no floppy disk.
And I have no floppy disk with usb connector.
How to solve this ?
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