how can i install Ubuntu9.10 in VM ware

I follow some steps to set up Ubuntu, but i set up until it asks me to reboot.. after that.. the black screen is on, requesting the my username and password.
Would you mind to help me to solve this problem?
please lead me how to get in the main Screen of ubuntu 9.10
i think it may need some command to get it there. and i am a new comer of Linux so that give me an easy construction

thanks everyone