VMC2HV – update for 2008 R2 SP1 available

Exactly one month after my blog post on the work on the updated version of VMC2HV for Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, I announce the availability as of today. The tool has several new features, a different UI and many improvements over the previous version. If you want to import your VMC’s from Virtual Server…


VMC2HV Import tool–update for 2008 R2 SP1

It sure has been a while since I coded the VMC2HV import tool. I originally developed it for importing VMC files from Virtual Server 2005 to Hyper-V. And if you are wondering if anyone is still using Virtual Server? Guess what… there are still many downloads each month from the Microsoft Download Center. And yes,…


VMC to Hyper-V Import Tool Available

VMC to Hyper-V Import Tool  Now that we have launched the Microsoft Virtualization strategy this Monday, I wanted to release my tool so people could start using it to import their old Virtual Machine configurations. So first of all, what is the VMC to Hyper-V Import Tool and what was it intended for?  The tool…


VMC to Hyper-V import tool – update

It has been a while since my last post on the tool. It is still being tested within a limited group. However I get many requests for the tool but cannot handle any more. Thanks for all who wanted to volunteer. The tool will be called ‘VMC to Hyper-V import tool’, in short ‘VMC to…


VMC to Hyper-V migration tool

Yet another update just before my vacation. I have finalized the tool so it is feature complete, according to my specifications. Below is a screen shot of what it looks like today.   The tool now basically covers everything there is you can specify in a Hyper-V vm. Looking at a Virtual Server or Virtual…


Update on the VMC import tool for Hyper-V

I have made several enhancements to the tool and it is almost feature complete. I have added the capability to import and modify COM port settings, Virtual Machine notes and BIOS settings. The updated tool looks like this:

Virtual Server to Hyper-V tool

When you have Virtual Server or Virtual PC virtual machines, you can use them in Hyper-V. However, this requires quite some manual steps. For the minimum, you need to attach the virtual hard disk files (.vhd files) to the hard disk drives in Hyper-V. This requires at least creating a VM from the Hyper-V wizard,…