up vote 0 down vote I had the same problem. Well, the problem is solved Thanks. Browse other questions tagged windows virtualbox vmware-workstation or ask your own question. What is the status of the system partition? http://prcflow.com/vmware-error/vmware-error-loading-operating-system-windows-7.html
ddb.geometry.sectors = "53"). The OS/Software config was delicate and complicated. If so, please share with community how you resolved. This post helped me fix my borked system when it was posted. https://kb.vmware.com/kb/1006556
Was it okay that I chose the /r option? You could double check using GParted Live CDROM posted above. 0 LVL 46 Overall: Level 46 Windows Server 2003 13 VMware 4 Message Active today Expert Comment by:noxcho2011-11-15 In Parted mrmazda View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries View LQ Wiki Contributions Visit mrmazda's homepage! ToBe View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by ToBe 03-28-2009, 01:58 PM #2 patillo LQ Newbie Registered: Mar 2009 Posts:
Now back to the drawing board: Now I have a fresh cloned of the orig VMDK agian. 0 Message Author Comment by:vitengineering2011-11-15 PS.. As for editing *.vmdk , please refer to VMware KBs below. I used VMWare converter to convert a Windows 2003 Server it took 7 hours and then threw up this error. I went into my BIOS setting (F2) and went through every single option on each tab, and didn't see a CHS/LBA anywere.
This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. I saw the boot.ini file there. 0 LVL 117 Overall: Level 117 VMware 109 Windows Server 2003 18 Message Active today Expert Comment by:Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE)2011-11-15 Here is a video about a virtual floppy drive but I don’t think it’s what you wanted me to do. https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/systemcenter/en-US/fbd016ed-59aa-4c1c-9686-a5b79b40e46a/windows-2003-r2-v2v-vmware-error-loading-operating-system?forum=virtualmachinemgrp2vv2v Is the Bios Suppose to look like this?
And then once its done mount all three back on the Cloned VM of the problem machine and see it boots? Covered by US Patent. which sometimes tries to use CHS which is incorrect for most modern computers. Securing a LAN that has multiple exposed external at Cat 6 cable runs?
HDError3.png 0 Message Author Comment by:vitengineering2011-11-14 I just built a new VM and attached it to the HDs. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/27446736/2003-Server-Standard-Enterprise-Error-Loading-Operating-System.html Re: Help! Equivalent means wiping the HD, then powering the PC down before starting partitioning and OS installation with a clean HD. Let's try another method.
Please help! http://prcflow.com/vmware-error/vmware-error-parsing-the-server-clients-xml.html After that, the machine wouldn't boot, with that error. The deal is that you are going from one set of hardware to another, and the Linux OS doesn't know what the changes were.It's like you ripped an IDE hard drive This time the conversion worked perfectly. 0 Message Author Comment by:carrgater312011-11-29 Thanks chaps.
Again, didn't work (and wasted a lot of time) Finally, I fell back on previous experience, and found my solution: use the server 2008 CD to fix windows XP! (This would Another thing to add as I mounted and browsed the c: which is E: on my helper box I noticed that this HD is full with 0 space left before even As when I login into other machines with the vcenter description as “ Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (64-bit)” the actual Machine when logged in says the same with R2 this content I removed VMWare Tools and rebooted the VMWare guest before starting.
But we ALWAYS make a backup, because 1 in 50, partitions goes wrong and does not expand correctly. Click the Advanced options button. 4. The problem system has the following HD setup on it: Hard disk 1 SCSI (0:0) 40GB Thick Hard disk 2 SCSI (0:1) 20GB Thin Hard disk 3 SCSI (0:2) 20GB Thin
then copy a known working ntldr and ntdetect.com from a working windows 2003 server, same build and service pack then copy the boot.ini from the failed server to the floppy. For this purpose, complete HD wiping is unnecessary. THX 0 Message Author Comment by:vitengineering2011-11-14 Hanccocka, Should I also try to extend it (E:) before I mount it to boot? 0 Message Author Comment by:vitengineering2011-11-14 Also I meant http://prcflow.com/vmware-error/vmware-error-you-are-not-entitled-to-use-the-system.html Thanks, Reply ↓ Chris on September 9, 2011 at 2:06 pm said: Switching to SCSI Bus Logic instead of Preserve worked for me!!!
The video has my comments as text on the screen and you can pause anytime when needed. It didn't boot and still received the same msg Error loading Operating system when I did the /r 0 Message Author Comment by:vitengineering2011-11-14 Hi hanccocka: I tried to boot and Suggestions? Bookmark the permalink. 8 thoughts on “Error loading operating system after vmware converter” oneofakind on January 24, 2011 at 8:02 am said: Hi Thanks for your Tip.
from the good machine and then mount the bad VMDK C: OS/system and copy it to this and then boot?? 0 LVL 117 Overall: Level 117 VMware 109 Windows Server Join our community today!