Application Parallels Tools

How to uninstall Parallels Tools from your system

This web page is about Parallels Tools for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Parallels Software International Inc. You can find out more on Parallels Software International Inc or check for application updates here. More details about Parallels Tools can be found at . The program is often installed in the C:\Program Files\Parallels\Parallels Tools folder (same installation drive as Windows). You can uninstall Parallels Tools by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{0BB1C13C-498E-4E6D-80F7-E8925742DF7C}. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. Parallels Tools's primary file takes about 184.75 KB (189184 bytes) and is named prl_tools.exe.

Parallels Tools installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 17.79 MB (18658048 bytes) on disk.

  • prlhosttime.exe (58.25 KB)
  • prl_cc.exe (165.25 KB)
  • PTIAgent.exe (7.27 MB)
  • prl_booster.exe (7.27 MB)
  • prl_nettool.exe (160.25 KB)
  • prl_nettool_vista.exe (167.25 KB)
  • prl_newsid.exe (46.25 KB)
  • prl_snapshot.exe (60.75 KB)
  • prl_userpasswd.exe (61.25 KB)
  • prl_vshadow.exe (351.75 KB)
  • setup_nativelook.exe (791.75 KB)
  • sha_micro_app.exe (53.75 KB)
  • pis_setup.exe (948.75 KB)
  • prl_net_inst.exe (78.00 KB)
  • coherence.exe (32.75 KB)
  • prl_tools.exe (184.75 KB)
  • prl_tools_service.exe (124.75 KB)
  • SharedIntApp.exe (47.75 KB) to view all...

This web page is about Parallels Tools version 8.0.18619 only. For other Parallels Tools versions please click below: to view all...

How to remove Parallels Tools from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Parallels Tools is a program released by the software company Parallels Software International Inc. Frequently, people try to erase this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because uninstalling this manually requires some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY way to erase Parallels 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 already installed on your PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Parallels Tools or simply activate the Search field and type in "Parallels Tools". If it exists on your system the Parallels Tools app will be found very quickly. After you click Parallels Tools in the list of applications, the following information about the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about Parallels Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the app you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for Parallels Tools:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{0BB1C13C-498E-4E6D-80F7-E8925742DF7C}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Parallels Tools.
Uninstall Parallels Tools

8. After uninstalling Parallels Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click 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 removing Parallels Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Parallels Tools by Parallels Software International Inc from your computer, we are not saying that Parallels Tools by Parallels Software International Inc is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Parallels Tools in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-12-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-12-19 20:36:15.123