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  • 1.  P2V Windows 98 (!)

    Posted Dec 04, 2013 04:14 PM

    I need to convert (physical to virtual) and old Windows 98 box.

    I made some tests with VMware Converter with no success.

    Should I use an old version (as I made to P2V a Windows 2000 box some times ago, using VMware Converter 3.x)?

    If so, where can I locate a very old version of VMware Converter?

    Is there any other way to convert my Windows 98 box?

    Regards

    marius




  • 2.  RE: P2V Windows 98 (!)

    Posted Dec 04, 2013 05:05 PM

    Eventually you could make a backup image which then to import using Converter. See the user guide for supported image formats.

    HTH

    Plamen



  • 3.  RE: P2V Windows 98 (!)

    Posted Dec 04, 2013 08:29 PM

    This page appears to have a download link.

    use at your own risk I have no idea who this site is....

    http://en.softonic.com/s/vmware-converter-3.0.3?ab=4



  • 4.  RE: P2V Windows 98 (!)

    Posted Dec 07, 2013 12:46 PM

    No version of Converter ever had support for Win98.

    With Win98 you would create a diskimage with dd for example - assign that diskimage as the flat.vmdk for a manually created VM.
    Then you simple cross your fingers and start it - most of the times that works