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Virtualize System into VMware Virtual Machine

DiskGenius supports to convert 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 System Into Virtual Machine" - "VMware", as follows:

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

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

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

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

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

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

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

Click "Create" button to create the virtual disk.

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

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

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

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

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

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

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

Wait for the process to complete.

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

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

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

Find the virtual machine you just created and click Open.

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine

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

Virtualize Windows System into VMware Virtual Machine