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vmware vcenter converter error: Unable to find the system volume, reconfiguration is not possible.
How do I fix it?
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what is the OS, what version are Converter are you using?

are you adding VMware Tools?

are you using Windows Dymanic Disks?
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by:THiggins73
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vmware vcenter converter error: Unable to find the system volume, reconfiguration is not possible.

OS: Windows XP, attempting to clone to (partition) E:\ w/80G memory set to 2G
I selected the "Instal MVware Tools" from the virtual machine menu but I have no evidence that they actually installed.
I do not know about Windows Dynamic Disks.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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Try conversion again, but do not select install VMware Tools
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Unable to solve problem using current operating system as the source. Ended up getting another OS disk to install with VMWare Player.
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