Virtual Machine From Physical Machine creation is possible by using Disk2VHD, a free Windows utility that is actually intended for the reverse usage. Reverse means, a gross user usually wants to create a Virtual Machine of their computer, but the reverse usage, that is Virtual Machine From Physical Machine is probably more important for the enterprise level user as the user can use his/her own disk image to run that Physical Machine as Virtual Machine on any computer.
Virtual Machine From Physical Machine : The Usages
The Free Tool needed for the first step for running Virtual Machine From Physical Machine is only of 811 KB size and can be downloaded from here :
Click the create button to create the disk image of computer. Disk2VHD is Free, but not Open Source. In other words, you can not compile it with other software for the way you are thinking.
Quite obviously, this image will have all the softwares you already have installed.
Virtual Machine From Physical Machine : Running the VM
As we pointed in our article, how to Run Any Operating System on Windows Using VMware Player Freeware, you can basically run it on a Physical machine as VM or run Virtualization on Virtualization.
It is quite obvious that you can actually run even the OEM version Virtual Machine From Physical Machine in this way. But Microsoft’s complex EULA basically legally do not permit it.