Join the Conversation. FEATURES Performance and Reliability - Multiple simultaneous conversions enable large-scale virtualization implementations. - Quiescing and snapshotting of the guest operating system on the source machine before migrating the data ensures conversion reliability. Converter sometimes has issues converting dynamic disks, if you experience problems with them, then cold clone instead. Disable any antivirus software running on the source server. Shutdown any applications that are not needed on the server. Could not install service Vstor2 MntApi 1.0 Driver (shared). Please reboot and try to install again. Workaround: Restart the Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, or Windows 7 machine and try installing Converter Standalone again. Once I removed these files it completed in a few hours. Next choose your destination server which is typically VirtualCenter (VC ESX. If you have a VC server managing a destination ESX server, it is best to choose the VC server first. One potential caveat with the file-level copy is if you have a server with a huge amount of small files, it can take days to copy the data, and will sometimes fail. I experienced a server with 200,000 2 K files in one directory which. Users with limited rights cannot install Converter Standalone 4.3 on Windows If you are logged in to Windows as a non-administrator user, the following error message is displayed while the InstallShield is extracting files for Converter Standalone installation: Unable to save file: C:WINDOWSI nstaller The. Converter also utilizes a RAM disk if you have at least 296 MB of memory available. Making the conversion With these steps complete, we're ready to get started. Start the Converter Manager application and click the Import Machine button to start the Converter Wizard.