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Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

DiskGenius supports to convert current Windows system (Windows 10/8/7/Vista and Windows Servers) into a VMware virtual machine, and then you can boot the system in VMware.

Step 1  Launch DiskGenius on the computer you want to migrate to VMware, click Tools menu and choose Virtualize Current System Into VMware Virtual Machine, as follows:

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Step 2  Click Create disk button to create a virtual disk.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Step 3  Click the option button to specify a location to store the virtual disk.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Set a location and name the file and click Save button.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Click Create button to create the virtual disk.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Step 4  Set virtual machine name, processors and memory size and click Create button.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Step 5  Click Start button to migrate current operating system to the virtual disk created in step 3.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Choose Hot Migration. Hot Migration is the recommended option, as it can perform system migration in the background.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Wait for the process to complete.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Step 6  Open the virtual machine in VMware: launch VMware Workstation > File > Open.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Find the virtual machine you just created and click Open.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine

Click Power on this virtual machine and you can boot the migrated system in VMware.

Virtualize Current System into VMware Virtual Machine