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Hello i made a back up of xp with Acronis Backup & Recovery 11 anyway it made c.tib file then i tried everything to convert into a vmware virtual machine but the converter thing would not work so yeah so i used Acronis  Recovery  in vmware but it was going take 2 days to complete so i stopped it then thought id recover it two a folder and now all the xp files sit in a folder "what to do now to get it  into a virtual machine" and working  cheers
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Angus_08

8/22/2022 - Mon
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

Do you have the Universal Restore option, if you do you can restore to a VM, by selecting the correct storagr drivers on restore.

What was the issue with VMware Converter?
Angus_08

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it did not realy give error just said cancel thats for vmware the other thing is im never realy used vmware before oh well this is a good place to start and im not sure about Universal Restore option i dont think i have all i know is xp sits in a folder that needs to be converted
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert PRO / EE Fellow/British Beekeeper)

sorry wrong question!
Angus_08

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lol im bit the same at momeant think i need a huge cuppa ok i got error with 4.3 converter  vmware conversion the source parameters are invaild
DataBitz

Looks like VMware converter only works with Acronis 9.x and earlier?? Not sure.
You might need to convert the .TIB to a Microsoft VM, there are Acronis instructions how to do this here. Once its in a Microsoft VM format you can use convert to get it to your VMware destination.
http://kb.acronis.com/content/4077
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Angus_08

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Sorry Every one im still trying to go through all soloutions