Thursday, July 7, 2016

Vmware vCenter Converter – Unable to locate the required Sysprep files. Windows 2003 Server

Posted By: The Funky Tech Guy - 3:05:00 AM


& Comment

You about to convert a windows 2003 Server machine and get the error above.
Warning: Unable to locate the required Sysprep files…..
Luckily there is an easy fix.
1. Mount or insert the 2003 Server CD/DVD or .ISO
2. Use something like winrar or even better 7zip to copy or extract the contents from which can be found on the CD at X:\SUPPORT\TOOLS


3. Copy the files from the file to C:\ProgramData\VMware\VMware vCenter Converter Standalone\sysprep\svr2003
Close the Converter and re-open it. You should no longer have this issue.
Comment if you have any questions,issues or suggestions.

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