The Ready to Complete page lets you review the configuration selections that you made for the virtual machine. You can change existing settings, configure resources, add hardware, and more.

You can configure additional virtual machine settings before or after completing the wizard.


  1. On the Ready to Complete page of the New Virtual Machine wizard, review the configuration settings for the virtual machine.
  2. (Optional) Select Edit the virtual machine settings before completion and click Continue.
    The Virtual Machine Properties editor opens. After you complete your changes and click Finish, both the Virtual Machine Properties editor and the New Virtual Machine wizard close. You cannot go back to review the wizard settings unless you click Cancel.
  3. (Optional) Click Cancel to go back and review the wizard settings.
  4. Click Finish to complete the creation task and close the wizard.


The virtual machine appears in the vSphere Client Inventory view.

What to do next

Before you can use the new virtual machine, you must partition and format the virtual drive, install a guest operating system, and install VMware Tools. Typically, the operating system’s installation program handles partitioning and formatting the virtual drive.