Use the following procedure to specify the startup order of devices to start up the operating system.

You can use this procedure when creating a hardware profile, modifying a hardware profile, or configuring hardware profile settings from the New Template Wizard or the New Virtual Machine Wizard.

To specify the startup order of devices:
  1. In the left pane, under Hardware Profile, click BIOS.

  2. Select and move the following devices into your desired startup order:

    • CD

    • IDE Hard Drive

    • PXE Boot

    • Floppy

  3. To enable the NUM LOCK to be on by default at logon in the new virtual machine, select the Enable Num Lock check box.

    The number lock option is only available for virtual machines hosted on Hyper-V virtualization software.

See Also

For the most up-to-date Help information, go to the Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Help Online. To find additional Virtual Machine Manager 2008 documentation, go to the Virtual Machine Manager 2008 TechCenter Library.