When 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.

About this task

Changing the name of a virtual machine does not change the name of the virtual machine directory or rename the virtual machine files on the host system.

Procedure

  1. Select the virtual machine and select Player > Manage > Virtual Machine Settings.
  2. On the Options tab, select General.
  3. Type the new name.
  4. Click OK to save your changes.

What to do next

When you restart the virtual machine the new name appears in the library.