Application VMware Tools



A way to uninstall VMware Tools from your system

This page contains thorough information on how to uninstall VMware Tools for Windows. It is developed by VMware, Inc.. Check out here for more details on VMware, Inc.. Further information about VMware Tools can be seen at . The application is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder (same installation drive as Windows). MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF} is the full command line if you want to uninstall VMware Tools. VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe is the programs's main file and it takes about 652.55 KB (668208 bytes) on disk.

VMware Tools installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 6.07 MB (6360144 bytes) on disk.



  • COMREG.EXE (129.55 KB)
  • rpctool.exe (123.05 KB)
  • TPAutoConnect.exe (512.73 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (325.73 KB)
  • VMip.exe (467.55 KB)
  • VMUpgradeHelper.exe (243.55 KB)
  • VMwareCplLauncher.exe (437.55 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (431.05 KB)
  • VMwareService.exe (733.05 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (652.55 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (539.05 KB)
  • VMwareUser.exe (1,008.05 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (50.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB)
  • c-stubber.exe (354.55 KB)
  • instutil32.exe (64.00 KB)
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This page is about VMware Tools version 8.0.2.14744 only. Click on the links below for other VMware Tools versions:

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

VMware Tools is a program marketed by the software company VMware, Inc.. Some computer users want to erase this application. This can be difficult because removing this manually takes some know-how related to removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE solution to erase 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 already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows PC.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the PC will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications 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 application will be found automatically. Notice that after you click VMware Tools in the list , the following information regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding VMware Tools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application 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 application is: http://www.vmware.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will show up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools


8. After uninstalling VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of VMware Tools that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to serve you properly.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Tools in case 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' PCs.

2016-08-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-21 13:59:20.550