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VMware Virtual Machine convertion gone bad

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hey guys converted physical to virtual....did this with about 7 systems all fine...did number 8 and converted system then synced....booted up...installed vmware tools...made sure all drivers for other physical machine is off system...added ip address info....then rebooted server...now its like the vmware tools disappeared and my ip address settings didnt stick...what could i have done wrong....thanks for any help...


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Check the hidden devices have been removed?

Can you run the P2V conversion again?
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HOW and where to check
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see this VMware Knowledge base Article - http://kb.vmware.com/kb/1179
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no grey out adapters but did get that error message about nics....
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ran checkdisk and then it repaired files on drive....reinstalled vmware tools and restarted computer then put ip settings back in and restarted system and all worked...thanks...
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