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Capturing a image from virtual machine

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Is there any possible way to capture image from virtual machine which is on hyper V without using WDS, MDT and AIK.
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You can use ANY imaging software that is disk based (either by mounting the iso/disk) and selecting boot from DVD.  If your VM doesn't have a DVD it is trivial to add one to the scsi controller.  One can also boot from a windows pe disk. and doing a sysprep and a capture using dism
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Simplest is to pause the VM And copy the VHDX files off to another location or depending on host version EXPORT the VM while it's online.
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