Application VMware Tools

How to uninstall VMware Tools from your PC

This web page contains detailed information on how to remove VMware Tools for Windows. It is produced by VMware, Inc.. You can read more on VMware, Inc. or check for application updates here. More details about the program VMware Tools can be seen at . The application is usually placed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder. Keep in mind that this location can differ being determined by the user's preference. The entire uninstall command line for VMware Tools is MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}. VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe is the VMware Tools's main executable file and it takes around 434.55 KB (444976 bytes) on disk.

VMware Tools is comprised of the following executables which occupy 4.53 MB (4752416 bytes) on disk:

  • COMREG.EXE (98.55 KB)
  • TPAutoConnect.exe (373.23 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (233.23 KB)
  • VMip.exe (330.55 KB)
  • VMwareCplLauncher.exe (318.55 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (290.55 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (326.55 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (298.55 KB)
  • VMwareService.exe (530.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (434.55 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (406.55 KB)
  • VMwareUser.exe (814.55 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (46.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB) to view all...

This data is about VMware Tools version only. You can find here a few links to other VMware Tools versions: to view all...

A way to delete VMware Tools from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is a program released by the software company VMware, Inc.. Some computer users try to erase it. This can be easier said than done because removing this manually takes some advanced knowledge regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE solution 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 PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your system.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate VMware Tools or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". The VMware Tools app will be found automatically. After you click VMware Tools in the list , the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have about VMware Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the program you wish to remove, by pressing 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. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. Confirm 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. Press Next to perform 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 removing VMware Tools with 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 serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
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The text above 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. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Tools supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2015-05-13 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2015-05-13 20:11:08.057