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Error Converting physical to virtual - Windows 7 32 bit

I'm using the VMware vCenter Converter version 5 to convert a Windows 7, 32 bit machine from physical to virtual.  Destination type is a VMWare Workstation.  The conversion gets to 98% and fails with message "Failed: Unable to find the system volume, reconfiguration is not possible"

I've done some Googling and all I've been able to come up with is to modify the Boot.ini.  Can anyone shed some light on why this is happening and how I can resolve it?

Thanks.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
did you specify any reconfiguration options?

check the partitions, is there a hidden partition?
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themaidsAuthor Commented:
I tried to reconfigure but only options were things like COmputer Name, Product Key, Domain, etc.  If I look at the Disk/Volume Layout I see.

Disk 1 - 279.36 GB
(Volume 1) - 59.89 GB / 279.36 GB total <NTFS>
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
try a basic P2V without re-configuration.
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themaidsAuthor Commented:
Got it to work.  While configuring options I unchecked the System Restore volume under Data to Copy.  Then under Advanced options I unchecked "Remove System Restore checkpoints on destination," "Reconfigure destination virtual machine." That seemed to fix it.  Thanks.
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