Application VMware Tools

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A guide to uninstall VMware Tools from your system

You can find on this page detailed information on how to remove VMware Tools for Windows. The Windows version was created by VMware, Inc.. Go over here where you can read more on VMware, Inc.. More details about VMware Tools can be found at . VMware Tools is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder, regulated by the user's decision. MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF} is the full command line if you want to uninstall VMware Tools. VMware Tools's primary file takes around 482.55 KB (494128 bytes) and is named VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe.

VMware Tools contains of the executables below. They take 4.29 MB (4497408 bytes) on disk.

  • rpctool.exe (98.55 KB)
  • TPAutoConnect.exe (441.29 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (249.32 KB)
  • TPVCGateway.exe (381.28 KB)
  • vmacthlp.exe (370.55 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (49.05 KB)
  • VMUpgradeHelper.exe (170.55 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (18.05 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (374.55 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (282.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (27.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (482.55 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (182.55 KB)
  • VMwareUser.exe (1.05 MB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (46.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB) to view all...

The current web page applies to VMware Tools version only. You can find below a few links to other VMware Tools versions: to view all...

How to delete VMware Tools from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is an application by the software company VMware, Inc.. Frequently, computer users try to remove this application. This is efortful because doing this manually takes some know-how regarding PCs. The best SIMPLE approach to remove 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your system.


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

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find VMware Tools or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". The VMware Tools program will be found automatically. After you click VMware Tools in the list , some data about the application is shown to you:

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

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools

8. After uninstalling VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of VMware Tools that have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing VMware Tools using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Tools supposing you want to. 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' PCs.

2017-06-08 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-06-08 07:39:27.957