VMware Player VMware Player



A guide to uninstall VMware Player from your system

VMware Player is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It is made by VMware, Inc.. Take a look here where you can find out more on VMware, Inc.. You can see more info on VMware Player at . VMware Player is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player folder, subject to the user's decision. You can remove VMware Player by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{A53A11EA-0095-493F-86FA-A15E8A86A405}. Note that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. The program's main executable file occupies 3.06 MB (3213872 bytes) on disk and is titled vmplayer.exe.

VMware Player contains of the executables below. They take 21.48 MB (22524080 bytes) on disk.



  • drvInst64.exe (418.05 KB)
  • farexec-service.exe (582.55 KB)
  • hqtray.exe (62.55 KB)
  • unzip.exe (170.55 KB)
  • vixDiskMountServer.exe (66.55 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (390.55 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (24.55 KB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (318.55 KB)
  • vmplayer-service.exe (74.55 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (3.06 MB)
  • vmware-acetool.exe (35.05 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (110.55 KB)
  • vmware-ufad.exe (186.55 KB)
  • vmware-unity-helper.exe (150.55 KB)
  • vnetlib.exe (654.55 KB)
  • vnetlib64.exe (864.55 KB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (310.55 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (298.55 KB)
  • vprintproxy.exe (9.00 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB)
  • bootrun.exe (178.55 KB)
  • customize.exe (314.55 KB)
  • deployPkg.exe (74.55 KB)
  • guestcustutil.exe (486.55 KB)
  • upgrader.exe (202.55 KB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (12.44 MB)
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The information on this page is only about version 2.5.3.8888 of VMware Player. Click on the links below for other VMware Player versions:

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If you are manually uninstalling VMware Player we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|VMware|VMware Player|Resources|msvcm80.dll
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AE11A35A5900F39468AF1AE5A8684A50
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{A53A11EA-0095-493F-86FA-A15E8A86A405}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\AE11A35A5900F39468AF1AE5A8684A50\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{A53A11EA-0095-493F-86FA-A15E8A86A405}\




A way to erase VMware Player with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Player is an application offered by VMware, Inc.. Frequently, users decide to remove it. Sometimes this can be difficult because removing this manually takes some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE action to remove VMware Player is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs installed on the computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find VMware Player or simply click the Search feature and type in "VMware Player". The VMware Player program will be found very quickly. After you select VMware Player in the list of applications, some data about the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about VMware Player, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VMware Player:


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.vmware.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{A53A11EA-0095-493F-86FA-A15E8A86A405}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall VMware Player.
Uninstall VMware Player


8. After removing VMware Player, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VMware Player which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Player using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove VMware Player by VMware, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that VMware Player by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Player in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-03 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-03 18:11:56.903