Application VMware Tools

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A guide to uninstall VMware Tools from your PC

VMware Tools is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is developed by VMware, Inc.. Go over here where you can get more info on VMware, Inc.. You can read more about related to VMware Tools at . VMware Tools is frequently set up in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools directory, however this location may differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. VMware Tools's entire uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}. VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe is the VMware Tools's main executable file and it occupies approximately 434.55 KB (444976 bytes) on disk.

VMware Tools is comprised of the following executables which take 4.44 MB (4659696 bytes) on disk:

  • TPAutoConnect.exe (373.23 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (233.23 KB)
  • vmacthlp.exe (350.55 KB)
  • vmdesched.exe (278.55 KB)
  • VMip.exe (330.55 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (290.55 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (326.55 KB)
  • VMwareService.exe (526.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (434.55 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (406.55 KB)
  • VMwareUser.exe (814.55 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (46.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB) to view all...

This data is about VMware Tools version alone. Click on the links below for other VMware Tools versions: to view all...

How to remove VMware Tools from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is a program offered by the software company VMware, Inc.. Frequently, people try to erase this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this manually requires some skill related to PCs. One of the best EASY way to erase VMware Tools is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. All the applications existing on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate VMware Tools or simply click the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". The VMware Tools app will be found very quickly. When you select VMware Tools in the list of applications, the following information about the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains 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 program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for VMware Tools:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools

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

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a recommendation 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 computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Tools in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2015-06-26 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-06-26 10:21:44.280