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Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/28/2019.

Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter can be used to convert non-MS virtual machines to Hyper-V using a wizard or CMDLets and non-VHD hard disks to VHD or VHDX using CMDLets.

A walkthrough is posted here:

If you wish to convert a VM for usage with Windows Desktop Hyper-V, you will need to use the CMDLets to convert just the disk file.

CMDLet reference is here:

To install Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install virtualmachineconverter

To upgrade Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade virtualmachineconverter


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'virtualmachineconverter'
    $installerType = 'MSI'
    $url = ''
    $InstallerLogLocation = "$env:temp\virtualmachineconverter.log"
    $silentArgs = "/qn /l*v `"$InstallerLogLocation`""
    $validExitCodes = @(0,3010,1614)
    $checksum      = 'F67812339083376507F51A0B28853C38A3488CF7'
    $checksumType  = 'sha1'
    Write-Output "Installer log file is `"$InstallerLogLocation`" for more details."
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes  -checksum $checksum -checksumType $checksumType
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'virtualmachineconverter'
    $installerType = 'MSI'
    $url = ''
    $validExitCodes = @(0,3010)
    $silentArgs = "{332C1E78-1D2F-4A64-B718-68095DC6254B} /qn /l*v `"$env:temp\uninstallvirtualmachineconverter.log`""
    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                    -FileType $installerType `
                                    -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                                    -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes

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  • Microsoft




Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Microsoft Virtual Machine Converter 3.1 978 Saturday, January 2, 2016 approved

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