If you need a single virtual machine with a particular operating system and hardware configuration, you create a new virtual machine. You can open the New Virtual Machine wizard from any object in the inventory that is a valid parent object of a virtual machine.

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Right-click any inventory object that is a valid parent object of a virtual machine, such as a datacenter, folder, cluster, resource pool, or host, and select New Virtual Machine.

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Select Create a new virtual machine and click Next.