physical to virtual convertor

Posted on 2011-03-07
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Last Modified: 2013-11-06
hi, i need a tool that can convert a Physical machine into a Virtual Hyper V image.

please help?

Question by:lgoss
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khaaz earned 668 total points
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  P2V can be done by System Center Virtual Machine Manager.
  Or by Vmware converter but you'll have to convert resulting vmdk into vhd format.
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Glen Knight earned 664 total points
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For Hyper-V you would need to use VMM as already said, but there are also some free tools: http://techycentral.com/2009/10/19/free-physical-to-virtual-disk2vhdp2v-tool-for-microsoft-virtual-pc-or-hyper-v/

Obviously always make sure you have a full backup before you do these sorts of tasks.  You could also try the Symantec product

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jhindson earned 668 total points
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Specifically you probably need Disk 2 VHD:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/ee656415

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