vmware player

Posted on 2012-08-29
Last Modified: 2012-09-03
I have windows 7 VM running on esxi host. i would like to play it on vmware player.

How can i archive this.

can someone assist.
Question by:ittechlab
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    Accepted Solution

    File > Export to OVF

    or, a better way is to use VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.0

    See my EE Articles for Hints and Tips, Downloads

    HOW TO:  P2V, V2V for FREE - VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.0

    Speed up conversion by 60% with my article here
    HOW TO: Improve the transfer rate of a Physical to Virtual (P2V), Virtual to Virtual Conversion (V2V) using VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.0

    Author Comment

    i have VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 4.3

    how do i use this tool to get the file.
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    Expert Comment

    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    see my EE Article, download v5 and install, watchnthe videos.

    Author Comment

    i did export as OVF file. can i open it with vmware player now
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    Expert Comment

    by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)
    I do not believe VMware have included the Import OVF function in VMware Player, you will need to use Converter.

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