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Converted machine fails to power on with the error: Stop:0X0000001e KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED (1018745)

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  • A converted Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) virtual machine fails to power on
  • You see the error:

    ***Stop 0x0000001e {0xc0000005,0x804a1a51,0x00000000,0x000000b0} KMODE_EXCEPTION_NOT_HANDLED


This issue is caused by a problem with the Scsiport.sys drive.
This is not a VMware issue. For more information about this issue and for a hotfix, see the Microsoft knowledge base article
Note: The preceding link was correct as of March 22, 2010. If you find the link is broken, provide feedback and a VMware employee will update the link.
To resolve this issue, apply the hotfix before performing a conversion. 

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