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    How to Convert physical Windows 98 to VMware virtual machine?

  • #2
    Re: How to Convert physical Windows 98 to VMware virtual machine?

    this isnt possible
    u want to convert installed windows 98 into VMware disk
    I think vmware there is no such option by vmware developers
    you need fresh installation

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    • #3
      Re: How to Convert physical Windows 98 to VMware virtual machine?

      I suggest you take a look at VMWare Converter. I did P2V processes with XP and 2003 Server, never with 98, but ...
      Don;t forget to update the forum about the outcome.

      Sorin Solomon


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      • #4
        Re: How to Convert physical Windows 98 to VMware virtual machine?

        VMware Converter.

        Also, it's free.

        Next question.
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        • #5
          Re: How to Convert physical Windows 98 to VMware virtual machine?

          data sheet:

          Source Operating Systems
          Windows NT4 SP4+, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 2003, 64-bit Windows XP and Windows 2003


          VMware Converter 3 Release Notes:

          Supported Guest Operating Systems
          The following guest operating systems are fully supported by VMware Converter 3:

          Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)
          Windows XP Professional (32- bit and 64-bit)
          Windows 2003 Server (32-bit and 64-bit)
          Windows 2000 Professional (32-bit)
          Windows 2000 Server (32-bit)
          Windows NT 4 SP4+ (32-bit) (IE5 or higher required)
          Support for the following guest operating systems is Experimental. VMware Converter 3 can clone source images containing these operating systems, but the destination virtual machine may or may not work without additional configuration after import. In particular, if the source image contains unsupported hardware, you might need to modify the configuration of the destination virtual machine before using it:

          Linux
          Windows NT 3.x
          Windows ME
          Windows 98
          Windows 95
          MS-DOS

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          • #6
            Re: How to Convert physical Windows 98 to VMware virtual machine?

            So, did you experiment?

            Sorin Solomon


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