Step-by-step on using VMware Converter to correct misaligned guest OS

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This document is applicable if your environment has the following attributes:

-Running ESX with VMs guests that are Windows XP or Windows Server 2003


-Running ESX with VMs that have been upgraded from Windows 2003 to Windows 2008.


Correct the starting (misaligned) partition offset for your guest, for optimal performance.  It is a good practice for any type of deployment (NOT just Nimble).  Questions/comments, feel free to post them here.