Workstation Player preference settings are global configuration settings that apply to Workstation Player and the virtual machines that you run in Workstation Player. To change Workstation Player preference settings, select Player > File > Preferences. Configuring Close Behavior Preference SettingsClose behavior preference settings control what Workstation Player does with virtual machines when you close them. Configuring Software Updates SettingsSoftware updates settings control when Workstation Player downloads software updates to the host system and whether it uses a proxy server to connect to the VMware Update Server. Join or Leave the Customer Experience Improvement ProgramThe VMware Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP) provides information to VMware. VMware uses the information to improve its products and services, to fix problems, and to advise you on how best to deploy and use VMware products.