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Need to P2V a 1TB Windows 2003 R2 server

I recall disk2vhd having some size limitations. Does it still? Or is there something better I can use. Need to put this into Windows 2012 R2 Hyper-V.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
There is a much better support method, using a tool which is supported by Microsoft, which can create a P2V of your servers, using Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.1.

see my EE Articles

HOW TO:  P2V, V2V for FREE to Hyper-V -  Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.1

in this EE Article I show your, step by step using screenshots, how to do it...

HOW TO: Convert a physical server or virtual server (P2V/V2V) to Microsoft Hyper-V using Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.1
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
I would suggest you use the appropriate tool as discussed by Andrew above.  Disk2VHD has worked fine for any hard drive 2TB and under (you may be thinking of the Virtual PC issues booting VHDs that were larger than 127 GB - Hyper-V doesn't have that issue).  The newest version of Disk2VHD supports VHDX formats for drives larger than 2TB.  HOWEVER, Disk2VHD has NEVER been a supported method of P2V.  While I have done so and it has worked every time, it is simply unwise to put a system P2V'd using an unsupported methods into production system.
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mvalpredaAuthor Commented:
Yeah....that looks better than disk2VHD :) Thanks.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
no problems!
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