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how can I migrate a bare metal windows server to VM ware
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Assuming the machine is a Windows Server, you can download VMware Converter from VMware.com, install it in the machine and then proceed to convert.

The machine needs to be new enough: server 2003 or greater.
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Looks like it is working.  Thanks
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@grinchman  - Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.
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