sorry, i was referring to a hot clone. however here is the screenshot. Probably it would be something similiar for cold clone.
hope it helps.
Yes, we know that it's posible to change from thick to thin, but on large disks this operation takes a lot time and it needs a diferent storage, and our customers normally don't have any of those things
coldclone to USB-disk
then upload/convert the vmdk with vmware-vdiskmanager to ESX
you need to have Workstation installed on a Windows-admin host