VMware::P2V::Uninstall hidden "stale" devices

From: VMWare Community

After a physical conversation a number of “stale devices” will exist in the new virtual machine. These are hardware devices which are no longer required.
Windows 2000 & 2003
To identify which devices are no longer physically installed on your virtual machine, use the Microsoft environment variable devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices. This is explained in the Microsoft article:

MS KB315539

1. From the command prompt, type:
set devmgr_show_nonpresent_devices = 1
2. Start the search. Type:
start devmgmt.msc
3. From the Device Manager, list the devices.
Select: View > Show hidden devices.
4. Deinstall the listed devices:
Select the device and uninstall it from the Device Manager.

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