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VMware Converter: BSOD 0x0000007B After Converting Windows XP

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Issue

Windows XP physical system should be converted to VMware vSphere 4.x.
After conversion and powering On VM, blue screen with 0x0000007B appears.

Solution

The original system runs with IDE disk.
Extract from the following URL:
Click here to access the information on "VMware vCenter Converter Standalone 4.0.1 Release Notes" at http://www.vmware.com/support/converter/doc/releasenotes_conv401.html.
NOTE: The above-mentioned URL will take you to a non-HP Web site. HP does not control and is not responsible for information outside of the HP Web site.
For all cloning and conversion operations to ESX 4.0/ESXi 4.0 destinations, select SCSI controller type for the target virtual machine. If an IDE controller must be created in the ESX 4.0/ESXi 4.0 destination virtual machine, use disk-based cloning to create it.
When converting the XP system, do not use IDE but SCSI as target. This solved the problem.
Keywords:
ide, scsi, controller, virtual, buslogic, lsilogic.

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