Power options control how a virtual machine behaves after it is powered off, closed, or suspended.

To configure power options for a selected virtual machine, select Virtual Machine > Virtual Machine Settings, click the Options tab, and select Power.

Table 1. Power Options

Option

Description

Enter full screen mode after powering on

The virtual machine window enters full screen mode after it is powered on.

Report battery information to guest

Battery information is reported to the guest operating system. If you run the virtual machine on a laptop in full screen mode, this option enables you to determine when the battery is running low. This option is available only for Workstation 6.x and later virtual machines.