Fusion: Can I migrate from a PC Hard disk?

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by fredr500, Dec 20, 2013.

  1. fredr500 macrumors regular

    Apr 12, 2007
    My Windows laptop died with a fan error.

    The hard drive is fine, I can read it from a USB dock.

    Is there a way to build a VMWare Fusion VM from the drive? I can't us the PC migration tool since it requires a running PC.

    Any ideas?
  2. balamw Moderator


    Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2005
    New England
    I've usually done this (Physical to VM conversion) as a two step process.

    Image the drive with Acronis True Image. Import the image (.TIB file) using VMWare Converter.


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