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Converting physical machine to Hyper V

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Microsoft Virtual ServerVirtualizationWindows Server 2012Hyper-V
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Hi,

I have to convert several physical machines to virtual machines in a Hyper V environment. I have two host servers with Windows Server 2012 R2 and Hyper V installed, which have been installed by a consultant. As far as I know I need the Virtual Machine Manager Administrator Console tool to perform the conversion. However I can't find where to download this tool. Is this a licensed tool or can I download it for free? I've been looking at several Technet articles to find a solution, http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc917882.aspx and http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb740758.aspx among others, but I can't seem to find the solution. The existing servers must be converted with their current OS, applications etc. So basically I want to create a VHD of the existing physical servers and move them into the Hyper V environment. Can any of you please help me on how to do this?

Thanks in advance,
Ronnie
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