You can change virtual machine options, configure video and sound card settings, and move virtual machines to another host system or to a different location on the same host system. Change the Name of a Virtual MachineWhen you run a virtual machine, its name appears in the title bar. Workstation Player uses the original name of the virtual machine to name the directory where the virtual machine files are stored. Change the Guest Operating System for a Virtual MachineIf you upgrade the guest operating system that is installed in a virtual machine, or if you specify the wrong operating system version when you create the virtual machine, you must change the guest operating system type that is configured for the virtual machine. Change the Working Directory for a Virtual MachineBy default, the working directory and the virtual machine directory are the same. You might want to change the working directory to improve performance. For example, to create a paging file on a fast disk that has a lot of disk space but leave the virtual disk and configuration file on a different disk, you can change the working directory so that it is located on the fast disk. Change the Virtual Machine Directory for a Virtual MachineThe virtual machine directory is where Workstation Player stores virtual machine files, including the virtual machine configuration (.vmx) file. By default, the virtual machine directory and the working directory are the same. Change the Memory Allocation for a Virtual MachineYou can adjust the amount of memory that is allocated to a virtual machine. Configuring Video and SoundFor best color and graphics display, coordinate host and guest operating system color settings. Workstation Player supports games and applications that use DirectX 9 and DirectX 10 accelerated graphics, but you must perform some 3D preparation tasks on the host and guest operating systems. Moving Virtual MachinesYou can move a virtual machine that was created in Workstation Player to a different host system or to a different location on the same host system and connect to a virtual machine by using a VNC client. Configure a Virtual Machine as a VNC ServerYou can use Workstation Player to configure a virtual machine to act as a Virtual Network Computing (VNC) server so that users on other computers can use a VNC client to connect to the virtual machine. You do not need to install specialized VNC software in a virtual machine to set it up as a VNC server. Delete a Virtual MachineYou can delete a virtual machine and all of its files from the host file system. View the Message Log for a Virtual MachineYou can view the message log to review information about a particular virtual machine. Messages include warning information about the virtual machine. Using the VIX APIApplication developers can use the VMware VIX API to write programs to automate virtual machine operations. Install New Software in a Virtual MachineInstalling new software in a virtual machine is similar to installing new software on a physical computer. Only a few additional steps are required.