WMware workstation 10 Error on virtualize WinXP


I installed the WMware workstation 10 on my new Win7 workstation but got the following error message while virtualizing a remote WinXP machine.


Please suggest.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Are you trying a P2V  using VMware Converter ?
mrongAuthor Commented:
I use 'Virtualize a physical machine' feature in WMware workstation 10.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
So this is converting a physical machine ?

I would recommend you download VMware Converter, and install this application on the Windows XP computer to convert to a Virtual Machine.

Do you know if this Windows XP Computer has a valid OEM license ?
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mrongAuthor Commented:
ok, let me give that a try.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
mrongAuthor Commented:
I used vCenter converter 6.0 convert my WinXP into a VM. but got the following error when I tried to open the VM from my Win7 machine(VMworkstation 10).

*.vmx was created by a VMware product that is incompatible with this version of VMware workstation and cannot be used.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
Yes, because you have possibly created it for a virtual machine version which VMware Workstation 10 does not support.

Re-convert, and use a virtual machine version of 8!

(or hack and slash the VMX file, and change hardware version from 11 to 10,9 or 8)

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