Need to create a Hyper V Server from VMware server files to recreate server

I have a windows 2008 standard server that is running VMware Server with a virtual machine on it (My WSUS Server). I just promoted the server to a Domain Controller which caused some issues for me. When I ran dcpromo.exe, it said that I needed to uninstall “Active Directory Certificate Services” before running dcpromo. I uninstalled “Active Directory Certificate Services” and ran dcpromo.exe to promote the server to a DC. Now I cannot connect to the virtual machine. I’m trying to figure out how to recover the VM. I have the file for the VM disk. Is there a way to get the VMware Server up and running again? If not, is there a way import the files into Hyper V?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
revellejAsked:
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Was this an old version of VMware Server 2.0 ?

If you have the VMDK, you could try to convert the VMDK to a VHD for Hyper-V.

see here

https://www.starwindsoftware.com/converter
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revellejAuthor Commented:
Andrew, Thanks for the suggestion.
I installed VMware Server 2.0  on another server and I was able to restore the VM by copying the files over to the new server. I still want to convert it to Hyper-V and I think the link you provided should work. I'll be out next week but I want to do this soon. I'll keep you updated on this.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Okay, if you want to do a P2V, or V2V, use Microsofts free tool.

see here my EE Articles, here step by step tutorials, with screenshots.

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

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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revellejAuthor Commented:
Hi Andrew, both of these links are dead "Page cannot be found". Do you have another way for me to access them?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Sorry about that, corrected. (typo)
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revellejAuthor Commented:
Perfect, I'll go through them. Thanks
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revellejAuthor Commented:
This is exactly what I needed. Thanks for your help on this.
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