You can select the device to use to start up your virtual machine.

This function is not available for a Mac OS X Server virtual machine.

Verify that the virtual machine is running. The change does not take effect if the virtual machine is not running.


Select Virtual Machine > Settings.


In the Settings window, in the Other section, click Startup Disk.


Click the startup device to use.


Click Restart.

The guest operating system restarts, and boots from the selected device.