You can add or configure most virtual machine properties during the virtual machine creation process or after you create the virtual machine and install the guest operating system.

You can configure three types of virtual machine properties.

Hardware

View existing hardware configuration and add or remove hardware.

Options

View and configure a number of virtual machine properties, such as power management interaction between the guest operating system and virtual machine, and VMware Tools settings.

Resources

Configure CPUs, CPU hyperthreading resources, memory and disks.