Application VMware Tools

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A guide to uninstall VMware Tools from your system

This page is about VMware Tools for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by VMware, Inc.. You can read more on VMware, Inc. or check for application updates here. More information about VMware Tools can be found at . The program is usually located in the C:\Programmi\VMware\VMware Tools folder. Take into account that this location can differ depending on the user's decision. VMware Tools's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}. VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 454.55 KB (465456 bytes) on disk.

VMware Tools installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 4.78 MB (5014952 bytes) on disk.

  • TPAutoConnect.exe (405.32 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (237.34 KB)
  • TPVCGateway.exe (357.28 KB)
  • vmacthlp.exe (370.55 KB)
  • VMip.exe (350.55 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (306.55 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (374.55 KB)
  • VMwareService.exe (550.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (454.55 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (438.55 KB)
  • VMwareUser.exe (866.55 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (46.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to VMware Tools version only. For more VMware Tools versions please click below: to view all...

A way to uninstall VMware Tools from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is an application marketed by the software company VMware, Inc.. Some people want to remove this application. This is troublesome because removing this by hand requires some experience regarding PCs. The best QUICK way to remove 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 on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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 installed on your PC will be made available to you

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

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about VMware Tools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example 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 uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools

8. After removing VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start 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 uninstalling VMware Tools using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.



This page is not a piece of advice to remove VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page 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' computers.

2015-10-05 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-10-05 08:26:20.943