Describe The Steps To Convert VMware Disk To Hyper V Disk

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What is Hyper v disk and VMware disk? How to convert VMware disk to Hyper v disk? Describe each step carefully and give a detailed explanation of steps to the user?

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Describe The Steps To Convert VMware Disk To Hyper V Disk


Hyper v disk is Microsoft’s virtualization product. Hyper-V runs a virtual machine on its own, which means that it can run many virtual machines on the same hardware at that time.

Virtual machine disk(VMware disk) is a file format which describes containers for the virtual disk to be used in the virtual machine.

The steps to convert VMware disk to Hyper-V disk are as follows:

  • Firstly you have to install Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter.
  • Open Powershell prompt and run these commands

Import-Module ‘C:\Program Files\Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter\MvmcCmdlet.psd1’

ConvertTo-MvmcVirtualHardDisk -SourceLiteralPath “C:\Ubuntu-disk1.vmdk” -DestinationLiteralPath “C:\Ubuntu-disk1.vhd” -VhdType FixedHardDisk -VhdFormat Vhd

  • Now create a new virtual machine. Connect Virtual hard disk choose to use an existing hard disk radio button & browse for the VHD files.

Now you can use a new Hyper-V virtual machine.

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