The most convenient way to use vmware command options is to incorporate them into the command that a Windows shortcut generates.

Familiarize yourself with the vmware command options. See vmware Command Options.

1

Right-click the Workstation shortcut and select Properties.

2

In the Target text box, add any options to use after the vmware.exe and enclose the entire command string in quotation marks.

For example:

"C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Workstation\vmware.exe -X
C:\Documents and Settings\username\My Documents\My Virtual Machines\Windows Me\Windows Me.vmx"