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 VM > Settings, click the Options tab, and select Power.


You cannot configure power options for a shared or remote virtual machine.

Table 1. Power Options



Enter full screen mode after powering on

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

Close after powering off or suspending

The virtual machine tab closes after it is powered off or suspended.

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.