Converting Physical Computers to Hyper-V VM’s

P2V is the process of converting physical computers to virtual computers.  This involves copying the physical computer’s data (operating system, installed applications, local data, etc) to a virtual computer.  While VMWare provides a free utility for a complete conversion of a physical computer to a virtual machine, Microsoft Hyper-V does not.  This article outlines how to convert a physical computer to a virtual machine for Microsoft Hyper-V: