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I'm looking to migrate guests from Hyper-V over to Vmware. Within the steps, I would like to install vmware tools on the transfer while the guest is running on hyper-V.

As expected, Vmware tools checks the host it's running on and realises it's not running on Esxi.

I've tried removing the rows for "VM_Check" drop the .msi for vmware tools however it has problems when installing as it can't find various files such as comreg.exe.

Any ideas and has anybody been successful with this?

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If you're trying to do it this way, you're doing it wrong. You can use the VMWare converter to do a V2V migration from Hyper-V over to VMWare and install the tools as part of the conversion process.

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