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A way to uninstall VMware Tools from your system

This web page is about VMware Tools for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by VMware, Inc.. You can find out more on VMware, Inc. or check for application updates here. More details about the application VMware Tools can be found at . VMware Tools is usually set up in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools directory, regulated by the user's option. MsiExec.exe /X{057921DD-9895-48EE-8094-8274956086B1} is the full command line if you want to uninstall VMware Tools. The program's main executable file occupies 65.21 KB (66776 bytes) on disk and is titled vmtoolsd.exe.

The executable files below are part of VMware Tools. They take about 1.40 MB (1469768 bytes) on disk.



  • comreg.exe (134.71 KB)
  • rpctool.exe (104.21 KB)
  • unzip.exe (171.71 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (65.21 KB)
  • VMToolsHookProc.exe (252.71 KB)
  • VMwareCplLauncher.exe (26.71 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (394.21 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (37.71 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (59.71 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (48.71 KB)
  • zip.exe (139.71 KB)
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This data is about VMware Tools version 8.6.15.44134 alone. You can find here a few links to other VMware Tools versions:

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How to remove VMware Tools from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is an application marketed by VMware, Inc.. Frequently, people decide to uninstall this program. This is efortful because deleting this by hand requires some skill related to removing Windows programs manually. The best EASY manner to uninstall 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 Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find VMware Tools or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VMware Tools". The VMware Tools application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click VMware Tools in the list , the following information regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding VMware Tools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you want to uninstall, 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{057921DD-9895-48EE-8094-8274956086B1}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools


8. After uninstalling VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong VMware Tools which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

The text above 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 application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VMware Tools supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-06-23 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-06-23 07:07:16.457