The status bar appears at the bottom of the Workstation window. You can use the icons on the status bar to see Workstation messages and perform actions on devices such as hard disks, CD/DVD drives, floppy drives, and network adapters. The status bar appears by default.

Mouse over an icon on the status bar to see its name.

Click or right-click on a removable device icon to connect or disconnect the device or edit its settings.

Click the message log icon to view the message log.

Messages include warning information about the virtual machine. If the icon is dimmed, all messages have already been read.