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A way to uninstall VMware Player from your computer

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.

Directories that were found:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player

The files below remain on your disk by VMware Player when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\adjperm.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\deployPkg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\drvInst64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\elevated.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\farexec-service.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\glib-2.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\glibmm-2.4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\gmodule-2.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\gobject-2.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\gthread-2.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\gvmomi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\hcmon.sys
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\scripts\expand.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\common\alinks.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\common\context.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\common\files.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\common\title.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\common\topics.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\common\towwhdir.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\common\wwhpagef.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\index.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair0.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair1.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair10.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair11.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair12.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair13.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair14.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair15.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair16.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair17.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair18.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair19.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair2.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair20.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair21.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair22.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair23.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair24.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair25.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair26.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair27.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair28.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair29.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair3.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair30.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair31.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair32.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair33.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair34.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair35.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair36.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair37.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair38.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair39.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair4.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair40.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair41.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair42.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair43.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair44.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair45.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair46.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair47.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair5.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair6.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair7.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair8.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\pairs\pair9.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\search\search0.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhdata\js\toc.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\private\books.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\private\locale.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\private\options.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\private\popupf.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\private\title.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\bklist1s.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\bookgrps.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\booklist.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\browser.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\controls.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\documt1s.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\filelist.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\handler.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\help.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\highlt.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\popup.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\related.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\strutils.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\common\scripts\switch.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\js\outline.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\js\private\locale.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\js\private\options.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\js\scripts\favorite.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\js\scripts\handler.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\js\scripts\index.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\js\scripts\index1s.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\js\scripts\javascpt.js
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Player\help\wwhelp\wwhimpl\js\scripts\mltphrs.js

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|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\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ufad-ws60\ImagePath
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\vstor2-ws60\ImagePath


How to uninstall VMware Player from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Player is a program released by the software company VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to erase it. This can be troublesome because uninstalling this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE practice to erase VMware Player 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 general tool to optimize your PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications 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. Notice that when you select VMware Player in the list of apps, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding VMware Player, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews 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 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. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove VMware Player.
Uninstall VMware Player


8. After uninstalling VMware Player, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong VMware Player that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Player with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.



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 PC, nor are we saying that VMware Player by VMware, Inc. is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Player in case you want to. 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.

2016-07-03 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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