To avoid problems related to permissions and network access, you must perform certain steps to prepare a Windows physical machine before you run the Virtualize a Physical Machine wizard.


  • Disable User Account Control (UAC) on the Windows physical machine.
    • On Windows Vista, open the User Accounts control panel, select Turn User Account Control On or Off, and deselect Use User Account Control (UAC) to help protect your computer.
    • On Windows 7 or later, open the Change User Account Control Settings control panel and drag the slider to Never notify.