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Converting a physical server to a Hyper-V server

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Hello,

I've converted one of my servers to a VHDX using "Disk2VHD", a utility by Sysinternals

The conversion is a success, I create the VM in Hyper-V, attach the converted HDD and start it up.  

I get the error "Boot Filed" EFI SCSI Device.....

Need some direction, obviously not heavilly experienced with Hyper-V

Thanks so much.
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Please, post the full error message or a screenshot.
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE) earned 500 total points
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The supported method of converting a physical server to Hyper-V is to use Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter, Disk2VHD is the legacy method. As for the error message, when you created the VM, which Generation did you select Generation 1 or Generation 2?

Did you select Generation 1?

Try creating a Generation 1 VM, to support your Disk2VHD image.

Please see my EE Articles, step by step tutorials with screenshots to assist you.

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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by:Bullfrog28
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Sorry for the delay, thanks for the help....up and running now.
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