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How to uninstall VMware Tools from your system

You can find below details on how to uninstall VMware Tools for Windows. It was coded for Windows by VMware, Inc.. Take a look here where you can find out more on VMware, Inc.. The application is often located in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary being determined by the user's preference. The full command line for removing VMware Tools is MsiExec.exe /I{40CDDC4E-7D5E-4748-B27A-0C6E1870ACF8}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may receive a notification for admin rights. The application's main executable file is labeled vmtoolsd.exe and it has a size of 72.71 KB (74456 bytes).

The following executable files are incorporated in VMware Tools. They take 655.69 KB (671424 bytes) on disk.



  • rpctool.exe (110.71 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (72.71 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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The information on this page is only about version 9.4.0.1399439 of VMware Tools. For other VMware Tools versions please click below:

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

VMware Tools is a program offered by the software company VMware, Inc.. Some computer users choose to uninstall it. Sometimes this is troublesome because uninstalling this manually requires some skill regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE manner to uninstall 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 Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


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

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 program will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click VMware Tools in the list , the following information about the program is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have about VMware Tools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking 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 start the cleanup. All the items that belong VMware Tools which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VMware Tools supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-10-18 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-10-18 09:16:03.903