When a new virtual machine boots for the first time, the final steps of the customization process take place.

This includes the following operations:


The guest operating system boots.

If the guest operating system pauses when the new virtual machine boots, it might be waiting for you to correct errors, such as an incorrect product key or invalid user name. Open the virtual machine’s console to determine whether the system is waiting for information.


The guest operating system runs finalization scripts.


The virtual machine might reboot a number of times.

The log in page appears when the process is complete.