Workstation stores standard virtual machines in the virtual machines directory.

The default location of the virtual machines directory depends on the host operating system.

Default Virtual Machines Directory

Host Operating System

Default Location

Windows XP

Windows Server 2003

Windows Server 2008

C:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents\My Virtual Machines

username is the name of the currently logged in user.

Windows Vista

Windows 7

Windows 8

C:\Users\ username \Documents\Virtual Machines

username is the name of the currently logged in user.

Linux

homedir/vmware

homedir is the home directory of the currently logged in user.