You can change the number of virtual processors that your virtual machine uses.

Caution

Changing the number of processors after the guest operating system is installed might make the virtual machine unstable.

1

Shut down the guest operating system and power off the virtual machine to modify.

2

In the Inventory panel, select the virtual machine.

3

In the Hardware section on the Summary tab, in the Processors drop-down menu, select Edit.

4

In the Processor Count drop-down menu, select the number of processors.

5

Click OK.