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A guide to uninstall VMware Tools from your PC

This info is about VMware Tools for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was created by VMware, Inc.. Take a look here for more details on VMware, Inc.. You can read more about related to VMware Tools at . VMware Tools is typically installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the program. VMware Tools's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{874DAC0C-08DB-418C-B99E-615A90AFC87E}. vmtoolsd.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 72.21 KB (73944 bytes) on disk.

VMware Tools installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 655.19 KB (670912 bytes) on disk.



  • rpctool.exe (110.71 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (72.21 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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This web page is about VMware Tools version 9.0.13.38765 only. Click on the links below for other VMware Tools versions:

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How to delete VMware Tools from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is a program released by VMware, Inc.. Some people want to erase it. Sometimes this is difficult because performing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY procedure to erase 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 one of the best uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate VMware Tools or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". If it exists on your system the VMware Tools program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click VMware Tools in the list of programs, some data about the program is made available to you:


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


  • The software company is: http://www.vmware.com/fr
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{874DAC0C-08DB-418C-B99E-615A90AFC87E}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools


8. After removing VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform 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 registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation 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 for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VMware Tools in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-09-16 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-09-16 19:07:11.510