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Testing this and trying to migrate P2V.  
Getting attached.
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
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try installing converter on the physical machine to be converted.
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done, still erroring from my client machine.
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by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)
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you have installed on the VM to be converted, and stil get the error message converting the Physical machine?
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I have installed it on my local machine (Win 7) which in the past has worked migrating P2C.
I have now installed v5 on the physical machine attempting to convert to virtual...
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Right click the shortcut for VMware Converter and select "Run as Admin". This will most definitally solve your error. If I remember correctly it has something to do with needing elevated permissions to access the referenced file.

Note: When providing credentials for the physical machine you need to provide the username as "domain\username"
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Run as admin on win7 worked fine (and using IP not server name to connect.
Installing locally on the server also helped...
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