Application Parallels Tools

A way to uninstall Parallels Tools from your system

This info is about Parallels Tools for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by Parallels Software International Inc. More information on Parallels Software International Inc can be found here. Please open if you want to read more on Parallels Tools on Parallels Software International Inc's web page. Usually the Parallels Tools application is installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Parallels\Parallels Tools directory, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for uninstalling Parallels Tools is MsiExec.exe /X{FC29028D-EBCC-4E3B-A07C-76C928DA26F5}. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for administrator rights. prl_tools.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 231.23 KB (236776 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of Parallels Tools. They occupy an average of 14.47 MB (15177528 bytes) on disk.

  • prlhosttime.exe (84.73 KB)
  • prl_cc.exe (172.23 KB)
  • PTIAgent.exe (7.56 MB)
  • prl_cat.exe (93.73 KB)
  • prl_nettool.exe (171.73 KB)
  • prl_nettool_vista.exe (178.73 KB)
  • prl_newsid.exe (54.73 KB)
  • prl_snapshot.exe (88.23 KB)
  • prl_userpasswd.exe (88.23 KB)
  • prl_vshadow.exe (541.23 KB)
  • setup_nativelook.exe (2.33 MB)
  • sha_micro_app.exe (57.23 KB)
  • pis_setup.exe (2.48 MB)
  • prl_net_inst.exe (81.50 KB)
  • coherence.exe (37.23 KB)
  • prl_tools.exe (231.23 KB)
  • prl_tools_service.exe (174.73 KB)
  • coherence.exe (33.73 KB)
  • mapi32.exe (31.73 KB)
  • SharedIntApp.exe (45.23 KB) to view all...

This web page is about Parallels Tools version alone. You can find below a few links to other Parallels Tools releases: to view all...

A way to erase Parallels Tools with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Parallels Tools is an application by the software company Parallels Software International Inc. Sometimes, computer users decide to uninstall this application. Sometimes this is difficult because removing this by hand requires some experience regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK manner to uninstall Parallels Tools is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows PC.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Parallels Tools or simply click the Search field and type in "Parallels Tools". The Parallels Tools app will be found automatically. Notice that when you click Parallels Tools in the list of programs, some information regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding Parallels Tools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for Parallels Tools:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{FC29028D-EBCC-4E3B-A07C-76C928DA26F5}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Parallels Tools.
Uninstall Parallels Tools

8. After uninstalling Parallels Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Parallels Tools that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling Parallels Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove Parallels Tools by Parallels Software International Inc from your PC, nor are we saying that Parallels Tools by Parallels Software International Inc is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove Parallels Tools supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-20 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-20 16:45:55.270