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You Must Run Workstation as an Administrator to Create a Virtual Machine from a Windows Vista Physical Machine (1007281)

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On Windows Vista hosts, if you want to use File > Import to create a virtual machine from a physical machine, you must run Workstation as an administrator.

Solution

Start Workstation by right-clicking the desktop icon and choosing Run as administrator.

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cannot-import-vm  import-machine-fails  import-vm  import-vm-fails  user-permissions

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