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Is there a reliable guide for migrating virtual machines (on vpshere5) back to physical?

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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) earned 500 total points
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Acronis Backup and Recovcery 11 with Universal Restore
http://www.acronis.com/backup-recovery/

Product has won many Awards

Symantec System Recovery with Bare Metal Restore

Novell Platspin Migrate
http://www.netiq.com/products/migrate/index.asp

Shadowcraft ShadowProtect
http://www.storagecraft.com/shadow-protect-Virtual.php

or you can do it manually, Restore a Backup, and use Windows Repair.

Manual method and Guide is to use Ultimate P2V
http://www.rtfm-ed.co.uk/vmware-content/ultimate-p2v/

(do not be put off by the name, if also does V2P)
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You will have to use Third party migration tools for doing V2P. i.e. Acronis, Storagecraft Shadow protect etc.

You can refer below link for recommendation before perform V2P migration

http://www.vmware.com/support/v2p/
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