Error 41300: Failed to convert the virtual machine

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Symptoms

I cannot convert my VMware virtual machine. Instead I get the following error message:

    Error 41300: Failed to convert the virtual machine

Resolution


If the steps above do not help, try to convert the virtual machine using the Terminal commands:

Please note that instead of <path to .vhd>, you need to write down the actual path to your virtual machine .vhd file.

Example:

    /Applications/Parallels\ Desktop.app/Contents/MacOS/prl_convert /Volumes/500gb\ 1/WIN-8.VHD --no-src-check --no-reconfig

Please note you can drag and drop your virtual machine's .vhd file to the Terminal instead of typing the file path manually.

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One customer reported only the following command did the trick:

    /Applications/Parallels\ Desktop.app/Contents/MacOS/prl_convert OS_X\_10_10.vmwarevm/Virtual\ Disk.vmdk  --force --no-src-check --no-reconfig --allow-no-os

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Text is checked and verified by Mia Lipman Jan 23, 2015.


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