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Virtual Machine Identifier — UUID

To ensure all virtual machines are identified properly, each virtual machine is automatically assigned a universal unique identifier (UUID).

If you move or copy a virtual machine, Workstation offers the choice of creating a new UUID the first time you power on the virtual machine. This new UUID is based on the physical computer's identifier and the path to the virtual machine's configuration file in its new location.

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