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A guide to uninstall VMware Tools from your PC

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall VMware Tools for Windows. It is produced by VMware, Inc.. Take a look here where you can read more on VMware, Inc.. VMware Tools is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the program. The complete uninstall command line for VMware Tools is MsiExec.exe /I{EAEADC66-EC9D-419E-A5C9-FDC9320FE2A0}. The program's main executable file occupies 72.71 KB (74456 bytes) on disk and is labeled vmtoolsd.exe.

VMware Tools contains of the executables below. They take 677.40 KB (693656 bytes) on disk.



  • rpctool.exe (110.71 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (72.71 KB)
  • VMToolsHookProc.exe (16.71 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (21.71 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (79.71 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (51.21 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (40.21 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (144.71 KB)
  • zip.exe (139.71 KB)
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The current page applies to VMware Tools version 9.4.5.1734305 alone. Click on the links below for other VMware Tools versions:

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A way to delete VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is a program released by VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users decide to remove this program. Sometimes this can be difficult because uninstalling this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK practice to remove VMware Tools is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate VMware Tools or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". The VMware Tools program will be found automatically. When you select VMware Tools in the list , the following information regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding VMware Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools


8. After uninstalling VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong VMware Tools which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed info on how to uninstall VMware Tools supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 08:49:17.277