First things first:
We will later need the CentOS install ISO, depending on you internet connection it could be a good idea to start the download now.
My Demo uses this (64-Bit) image:
You could also use the latest CentOS 6 minimal iso from one of the mirrors on http://isoredirect.centos.org/centos/6/isos/x86_64/
But be aware that setup could differ when using an other iso.
Open up VMware Workstation
A Wizard to create the virtual machine will start, I will post all screens of the wizard with my setting but mostly without comment.
Now you have a new VM:
Your VM is now ready for the CentOS setup.
Stay tuned for my next post when we will do just that.