Fix for P2V conversion fail error on SCVMM

When performing a physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversion of a Windows 2000 SP4 source computer using System Center Virtual Machine Manager, it may fail during the Scan System phase of the P2V wizard with following error. Cause: This issue may occur when the source computer, the Windows 2000 SP4 server, is missing some key WMI hotfixes.Resolution: Download […]

When performing a physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversion of a Windows 2000 SP4 source computer using System Center Virtual Machine Manager, it may fail during the Scan System phase of the P2V wizard with following error. Cause: This issue may occur when the source computer, the Windows 2000 SP4 server, is missing some key WMI hotfixes.

Resolution: Download and install following hotfixes on Windows 2000 SP4: KB834010 - A deadlock occurs when a program that uses WMI calls the LoadLibrary() or the FreeLibrary() function in Windows 2000, KB892294 - A WMI event notification query does not detect a user permissions change on Windows 2000 or Windows Server 2003, and KB843527 - The Win32_SCSIController WMI class cannot obtain SCSI controller information after you install the MS04-011 security update.