How To P2V Windows Server 2012 with UEFI and a GPT Disk

If you try to run a physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversion on a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine with UEFI, you’ll receive the error “There is no BCD boot device found in the source machine, noticing that the conversion of an EFI boot machine is currently not supported.” In this article, I’ll show you how to bypass that error by converting the server to a VM with Disk2vhd and how to repair the boot record so you don’t get a black screen with a blinking cursor.

//via 4sysops

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