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Resetting a Virtual Machine
As with physical computers, you may need to reset a guest operating system that has become unresponsive. This is generally not recommended: If you reset a virtual machine while the virtual disk is being written to, data may be lost or corrupted.
To reset a virtual machine, click the Reset button on the toolbar.
Reset vs. Restart
You can configure the Reset button to reset or restart a virtual machine or team.
Not all guest operating systems respond to a restart signal from this button. If your operating system does not respond to a restart signal, restart from within the operating system, as you would with a physical machine.
For instructions on configuring the Reset button, see Power Controls in the section Power.