vmware: how to virtualize nt server 4.0?

bumble_bee_tuna asked:

I’m trying to virtualize a nt server 4.0 sp1. When I run the vmware converter it says that is must be at least sp3. However I can’t even find this on MSDN. Has anyone had a similar experience and found a relatively painless solution. I’m trying not to reinvent the wheel here. Thanks

My answer:

The latest Windows NT 4.0 service pack is Service Pack 6a.

Microsoft no longer distributes NT 4.0 service packs on its Web site, though as @HopelessN00b noted in his answer,¬†they can still be found on MS’s FTP site.

Finally, whatever it is probably should have been decommissioned years ago. All support for Windows NT 4.0 ended in 2004.

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