Application VMware Tools

A way to uninstall VMware Tools from your PC

VMware Tools is a Windows program. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. It is developed by VMware, Inc.. Take a look here for more information on VMware, Inc.. More information about VMware Tools can be seen at . VMware Tools is normally installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools directory, regulated by the user's choice. MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF} is the full command line if you want to uninstall VMware Tools. The application's main executable file is called VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe and occupies 657.55 KB (673328 bytes).

The executable files below are part of VMware Tools. They occupy about 4.93 MB (5171712 bytes) on disk.

  • rpctool.exe (121.05 KB)
  • TPAutoConnect.exe (626.79 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (341.32 KB)
  • TPVCGateway.exe (493.28 KB)
  • vmacthlp.exe (489.55 KB)
  • VMip.exe (28.05 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (60.05 KB)
  • VMUpgradeHelper.exe (220.55 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (74.55 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (43.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (47.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (657.55 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (171.05 KB)
  • VMwareUser.exe (1.39 MB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (51.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB)
  • instutil32.exe (64.00 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of VMware Tools. For other VMware Tools versions please click below: to view all...

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

VMware Tools is a program released by the software company VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, users choose to erase this application. This is hard because doing this by hand requires some know-how related to PCs. One of the best EASY action to erase 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 system, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find VMware Tools or simply click the Search feature and type in "VMware Tools". If it is installed on your PC the VMware Tools app will be found very quickly. After you click VMware Tools in the list of applications, the following data regarding the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding VMware Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VMware Tools:

  • The software company is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools

8. After uninstalling VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of VMware Tools which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a recommendation 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. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Tools supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2017-07-20 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-07-20 13:16:09.680