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Converting Virtual Machine from VM Workstation

Postby mihaivan » Tue Aug 13, 2019 10:45 pm

In the help, there is a topic called Converting the Virtual Machine. It covers what to do to convert a virtual machine from ESXI, but I need to know how to do it when the virtual machine is on VM Workstation.

I have several virtual machines running on my Windows 10 machine and others at work that are in the same scenario so some guidance would be appreciated. I don't want to have to "activate" the guest OS again since sometimes I don't have the original licensing information or it is so old that it will not activate. So duplicating the machine might be the way to go.

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Re: Converting Virtual Machine from VM Workstation

Postby Michael (staff) » Fri Aug 16, 2019 5:06 pm

Unfortunately, StarWind V2V Converter cannot convert VMs from VMware Workstation, but you can try to use P2V scenario to duplicate a machine: ... nario.html
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