Before you continue with the conversion, you must prepare the source Windows machine.
Make sure that the Windows version installed on the powered on machine is supported. For a list of supported operating systems, see Supported Operating Systems.
Make sure that the Converter Standalone server machine has network access to the Windows source machine.
Turn off firewall applications running on the source machine.
Disable simple file sharing on the source Windows machine.
Stop or disable anti-virus software running on the source machine.
Turn off User Account Control (UAC) or use local administrator account on the source machine.
If you are running Windows 8 or later on the source machine, turn off Remote UAC.
If you are logged in as a member of the local Administrators group, you must disable the User Account Control: Use Admin Approval Mode for the built-in Administrator account policy in the Security Options folder of the Local Group Policy Editor. You must reboot for the changes to take effect.
If you are logged in as the Administrator, you must disable the User Account Control: Turn on Admin Approval Mode policy in the Security Options folder of the Local Group Policy Editor. You don't need to reboot for the changes to take effect.
The Security Options folder is located in Computer Configuration/Windows Settings/Security Settings/Local Policies.
Make sure that no other conversion job is using the source you select.
Remove any Converter Standalone 4.x and Converter Standalone 5.x installations manually from the source machine.