Application VMware Tools



A way to uninstall VMware Tools from your PC

VMware Tools is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by VMware, Inc.. More data about VMware, Inc. can be read here. More details about VMware Tools can be found at . The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools directory. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's choice. The full uninstall command line for VMware Tools is MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}. VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 653.55 KB (669232 bytes) on disk.

VMware Tools installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 6.42 MB (6735488 bytes) on disk.



  • COMREG.EXE (129.55 KB)
  • rpctool.exe (123.05 KB)
  • TPAutoConnect.exe (512.73 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (325.73 KB)
  • VMip.exe (467.55 KB)
  • VMUpgradeHelper.exe (217.05 KB)
  • VMwareCplLauncher.exe (437.55 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (390.55 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (431.05 KB)
  • VMwareService.exe (733.05 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (653.55 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (540.05 KB)
  • VMwareUser.exe (1,008.55 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (50.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB)
  • c-stubber.exe (354.55 KB)
  • instutil32.exe (64.00 KB)
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The current page applies to VMware Tools version 8.0.3.19531 alone. For more VMware Tools versions please click below:

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A way to erase VMware Tools using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is a program released by the software company VMware, Inc.. Some people decide to remove this program. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK way to remove VMware Tools is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is 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 an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications installed on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find VMware Tools or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". If it is installed on your PC the VMware Tools app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select VMware Tools in the list , the following information about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about VMware Tools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for VMware Tools:


  • The publisher is: http://www.vmware.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools


8. After removing 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 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • 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 computer, nor are we saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good software application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VMware Tools in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-07-15 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-07-14 21:25:02.750