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Virtual Machine of Running Machine

  • 03-03-2021 4:03pm
    Moderators, Sports Moderators, Regional Midwest Moderators Posts: 23,966 Mod ✭✭✭✭

    I've a laptop running Windows 10, not a bad machine but it has a small hard drive and only 8gb of Ram so I'm getting a new machine with both a SSD and HDD as well as 17gb of ram and a decent graphics card. The problem I have is that I have some proprietary software running on the old machine that I can't reinstall or move to another machine, what I'm hoping to do is turn it into a virtual machine that I can have running in my new laptop, happy to run Virtual Box/Hyper V/VMWare. Only problem is I'm struggling to turn a physical machine into a virtual 1, any guides would be greaty appreciated.


  • Posts: 3,689 [Deleted User]

    Google "migrating physical machine with propritry software to virtual machine" ? Migrating is the operative here. Or, instead of "migrating" Virtualization