Physical to virtual conversion

Hello experts,
I Prepared a window7 Computer - it is a virtual PC in my hyper-v environment. I installed the Microsoft virtual machine converter.
But I keep getting an error. can you please tell me how to fix the error.

Can I do P2V using a windows 7 OS or do I need a server ?

Is there another Tool I can use?
Habib ZakariaNetwork Solutions ArchitectAsked:
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Chris HInfrastructure ManagerCommented:
What's in that log?
Chris HInfrastructure ManagerCommented:

Read the pre requisites in the resolution listed at the bototm:

-Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 operating systems

-Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 and .NET Framework 4 if you install MVMC on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1

-Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 if you install MVMC on Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, or Windows 8.

-Note   Although MVMC installs on all of these versions, using the Windows PowerShell cmdlets that are released as part of MVMC requires Windows PowerShell Runtime 3.0, as the cmdlets function only on Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 and above or Windows 8.

-Visual C++® Redistributable for Visual Studio® 2012 Update 1 . Download Update 4 from here.

-Enable the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) feature in Windows Server.

-by  Lai Yoong Seng
Habib ZakariaNetwork Solutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
it just shows the path does not exists.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Yes you need a server with the hyper-v role and BITS installed.
Habib ZakariaNetwork Solutions ArchitectAuthor Commented:
I installed the BITS feature. I will test and get back to you.
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
see my EE Articles, it shows you step by step....

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

Please also note if your Windows 7 is OEM, e.g. shipped with the computer..... it may require re-activation of a new retail or volume key, when a VM!

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