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A way to uninstall VMware Tools from your computer

VMware Tools is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is produced by VMware, Inc.. Go over here for more details on VMware, Inc.. The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /I{37A8D6EF-4288-43E6-A794-66B5F641D37B} is the full command line if you want to remove VMware Tools. The program's main executable file is labeled vmtoolsd.exe and its approximative size is 72.71 KB (74456 bytes).

VMware Tools is composed of the following executables which occupy 655.69 KB (671424 bytes) on disk:



  • rpctool.exe (110.71 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (72.71 KB)
  • VMToolsHookProc.exe (16.71 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (79.71 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (51.21 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (40.21 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (144.71 KB)
  • zip.exe (139.71 KB)
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The current page applies to VMware Tools version 9.4.0.1585188 only. Click on the links below for other VMware Tools versions:

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A way to remove VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is a program offered by VMware, Inc.. Some computer users want to remove it. This is hard because deleting this manually takes some know-how regarding 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 Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows PC.

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

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications installed on the PC will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find VMware Tools or simply click 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 of applications, the following information regarding the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding VMware Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools


8. After removing VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VMware Tools that 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 can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to uninstall VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed info 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 other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-07-21 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-21 02:30:13.253