Disk2vhd is a new freeware tool from Microsoft you can use to do a P2V on a running physical machine. You can get it from here: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/ee656415.aspx. It doesn’t solve HAL problems. If you run into HAL problems after using this tool, my blog post on virtual machine migration explains HAL problems and what do to about them. You may need to vhd mount your vhd and replace the HAL.
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About John Paul Cook
John Paul Cook is both a Registered Nurse and a Microsoft SQL Server MVP experienced in Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database application design, development, and implementation. He has spoken at many conferences including Microsoft TechEd and the SQL PASS Summit. He has worked in oil and gas, financial, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. Experienced in systems integration and workflow analysis, John is passionate about combining his IT experience with his nursing background to solve difficult problems in healthcare. He sees opportunities in using business intelligence and Big Data to satisfy healthcare meaningful use requirements and improve patient outcomes. John graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics and is an active member of the Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. Contributing author to SQL Server MVP Deep Dives
and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2