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How to uninstall VMware Tools from your computer

You can find below details on how to uninstall VMware Tools for Windows. The Windows release was created by VMware, Inc.. Additional info about VMware, Inc. can be read here. The program is frequently located in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's decision. MsiExec.exe /I{1D92E489-0CFA-4F37-AC54-BD5EB372A2D4} is the full command line if you want to uninstall VMware Tools. VMware Tools's primary file takes around 88.93 KB (91064 bytes) and is called vmtoolsd.exe.

The executables below are part of VMware Tools. They occupy an average of 2.32 MB (2435160 bytes) on disk.

  • guestproxycerttool.exe (52.43 KB)
  • rpctool.exe (157.93 KB)
  • vmacthlp.exe (560.43 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (88.93 KB)
  • VMToolsHookProc.exe (96.43 KB)
  • VMwareNamespaceCmd.exe (35.43 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (102.93 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (84.43 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (195.43 KB)
  • zip.exe (147.43 KB)
  • CommAmqpListener.exe (73.50 KB)
  • ConfigProvider.exe (148.50 KB)
  • InstallProvider.exe (192.00 KB)
  • ManagementAgentHost.exe (68.00 KB)
  • RemoteCommandProvider.exe (55.00 KB)
  • TestInfraProvider.exe (63.00 KB)
  • VGAuthCLI.exe (48.43 KB)
  • VGAuthService.exe (153.43 KB)
  • VMwareAliasImport.exe (54.43 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of VMware Tools. You can find here a few links to other VMware Tools releases: to view all...

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

VMware Tools is a program marketed by VMware, Inc.. Some computer users choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is difficult because removing this manually takes some experience regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY manner to uninstall 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate VMware Tools or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VMware Tools". The VMware Tools program will be found very quickly. When you click VMware Tools in the list of applications, the following data about the application is 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.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. 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 go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong 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 are assured that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Tools supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-08-29 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-08-29 12:12:19.560