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

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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 all around tool to take care of your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find VMware Tools or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VMware Tools". If it exists on your system the VMware Tools app will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click VMware Tools in the list of apps, some information about the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have about VMware Tools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program 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