VMware vSphere Client 4.0 VMware vSphere Client 4.0

A guide to uninstall VMware vSphere Client 4.0 from your computer

VMware vSphere Client 4.0 is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by VMware, Inc.. More information on VMware, Inc. can be seen here. Further information about VMware vSphere Client 4.0 can be found at . VMware vSphere Client 4.0 is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure directory, depending on the user's option. VMware vSphere Client 4.0's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{C40698F9-A861-4531-9F8C-FA7F8961375B}. The program's main executable file has a size of 352.00 KB (360448 bytes) on disk and is labeled VpxClient.exe.

The executable files below are part of VMware vSphere Client 4.0. They take about 5.24 MB (5496976 bytes) on disk.

  • vmplayer-service.exe (68.00 KB)
  • vmware-remotemks.exe (1.72 MB)
  • vmware-vmrc.exe (3.02 MB)
  • uninstall.exe (47.52 KB)
  • uninstall_drshelp.exe (47.53 KB)
  • VpxClient.exe (352.00 KB)
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The current page applies to VMware vSphere Client 4.0 version only. Click on the links below for other VMware vSphere Client 4.0 versions:

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Following the uninstall process, the application leaves some files behind on the PC. Part_A few of these are listed below.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall VMware vSphere Client 4.0:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\4.0\authdcnx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\4.0\AxInterop.VMwareRemoteConsoleTypeLib.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\4.0\Catalogs\Default\Hostdiag\de\event.vmsg
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\Infrastructure\Virtual Infrastructure Client\4.0\Catalogs\Default\Hostdiag\en\event.vmsg

Usually the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{A51B0CB2-1545-43AD-B66E-AD322009406C}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{C40698F9-A861-4531-9F8C-FA7F8961375B}

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{338095E4-1806-4BA3-AB51-38A3179200E9}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{338095E4-1806-4BA3-AB51-38A3179200E9}\ToolboxBitmap32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{B94C2248-346E-4C5E-9B36-8CC627F35574}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{B94C2249-346E-4C5E-9B36-8CC627F35574}\InprocServer32\

How to uninstall VMware vSphere Client 4.0 from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware vSphere Client 4.0 is a program by VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, users want to remove this program. This is efortful because deleting this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK practice to remove VMware vSphere Client 4.0 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 already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate VMware vSphere Client 4.0 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VMware vSphere Client 4.0". If it is installed on your PC the VMware vSphere Client 4.0 app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click VMware vSphere Client 4.0 in the list of applications, some information about the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have about VMware vSphere Client 4.0, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VMware vSphere Client 4.0:

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.vmware.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{C40698F9-A861-4531-9F8C-FA7F8961375B}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall VMware vSphere Client 4.0.
Uninstall VMware vSphere Client 4.0

8. After removing VMware vSphere Client 4.0, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of VMware vSphere Client 4.0 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling VMware vSphere Client 4.0 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove VMware vSphere Client 4.0 by VMware, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that VMware vSphere Client 4.0 by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove VMware vSphere Client 4.0 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 12:53:35.243