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TitleVMware converter "Unable to obtain hardware information for the selected machine" when trying to convert a physical w2k8r2

I am trying to convert a physical Windows 2008r2 enterprise 64-bit to a virtual machine using converter 4.x. I am getting the error "Unable to obtain hardware information for the selected machine". I'm trying to convert it into VMware ESXi 4.0x
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to fix the problem?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Install converter on the Physical computer to be converted.

I would actually try a later version. See my EE Articles for Hints and Tips..

HOW TO: Connect to the VMware vSphere Hypervisor 5.1 (ESXi 5.1) using the vSphere Client

HOW TO:  Synchronize changes when completing a P2V or V2V with VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 5.1
Malli BoppeCommented:
Try with Vmware convertor version which is older then the host. In the past I had issues where I couldn't user Vmware convertor 5.0 with esx 4.0.
jfhollowaySr. Systems AdministratorAuthor Commented:
That worked perfectly. Thanks!
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