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A guide to uninstall VMware Tools from your PC

You can find below details on how to uninstall VMware Tools for Windows. The Windows release was created by VMware, Inc.. Open here where you can find out more on VMware, Inc.. The application is often found in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools directory. Keep in mind that this location can vary being determined by the user's decision. MsiExec.exe /I{7CFC363A-72CE-409C-97C2-E497A1D831FC} is the full command line if you want to remove VMware Tools. The program's main executable file is labeled vmtoolsd.exe and it has a size of 81.98 KB (83944 bytes).

VMware Tools contains of the executables below. They take 2.17 MB (2278672 bytes) on disk.

  • guestproxycerttool.exe (49.98 KB)
  • openssl.exe (521.48 KB)
  • rpctool.exe (118.48 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (81.98 KB)
  • VMToolsHookProc.exe (67.48 KB)
  • VMwareNamespaceCmd.exe (31.48 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (102.48 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (79.48 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (152.98 KB)
  • zip.exe (147.48 KB)
  • CommAmqpListener.exe (66.00 KB)
  • ConfigProvider.exe (169.50 KB)
  • InstallProvider.exe (216.50 KB)
  • ManagementAgentHost.exe (59.50 KB)
  • RemoteCommandProvider.exe (63.00 KB)
  • TestInfraProvider.exe (67.00 KB)
  • VGAuthCLI.exe (30.00 KB)
  • VGAuthService.exe (160.00 KB)
  • VMwareAliasImport.exe (40.50 KB)
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This page is about VMware Tools version only. You can find below a few links to other VMware Tools versions:

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A way to erase VMware Tools from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is a program marketed by VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, users try to erase this program. This can be hard because uninstalling this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to PCs. One of the best SIMPLE manner to erase VMware 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate VMware Tools or simply click the Search feature and type in "VMware Tools". The VMware Tools program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click VMware Tools in the list , some data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding VMware Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools

8. After removing VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of VMware Tools which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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



The text above is not a piece of advice to remove VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove VMware 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.

2017-12-30 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-12-30 06:48:04.473