Application VMware Tools

A way to uninstall VMware Tools from your computer

You can find on this page details on how to remove VMware Tools for Windows. It was coded for Windows by VMware, Inc.. More data about VMware, Inc. can be found here. Click on to get more data about VMware Tools on VMware, Inc.'s website. VMware Tools is normally set up in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder, subject to the user's decision. The entire uninstall command line for VMware Tools is MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}. VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe is the VMware Tools's primary executable file and it takes about 657.61 KB (673392 bytes) on disk.

VMware Tools is composed of the following executables which take 5.03 MB (5271072 bytes) on disk:

  • COMREG.EXE (149.61 KB)
  • rpctool.exe (121.11 KB)
  • TPAutoConnect.exe (626.79 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (341.32 KB)
  • TPVCGateway.exe (493.28 KB)
  • VMip.exe (28.11 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (60.11 KB)
  • VMUpgradeHelper.exe (220.61 KB)
  • VMwareCplLauncher.exe (416.61 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (19.61 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (74.61 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (43.61 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (47.61 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (657.61 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (171.11 KB)
  • VMwareUser.exe (1.39 MB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (51.61 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.61 KB)
  • instutil32.exe (64.00 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to VMware Tools version alone. Click on the links below for other VMware Tools versions: to view all...

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

VMware Tools is an application by VMware, Inc.. Frequently, users decide to erase it. Sometimes this is hard because uninstalling this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best SIMPLE manner 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 a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to optimize your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

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

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

5. All the applications installed on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find VMware Tools or simply click the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". If it exists on your system the VMware Tools app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click VMware Tools in the list of programs, some data regarding the application is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding VMware Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm 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 a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of 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 can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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



The text above is not a piece of advice to remove VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove VMware Tools in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-07-12 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-07-12 16:18:17.533