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How to uninstall VMware Tools from your computer

This page is about VMware Tools for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is developed by VMware, Inc.. Go over here where you can get more info on VMware, Inc.. The program is often installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools directory. Take into account that this location can vary depending on the user's preference. The full uninstall command line for VMware Tools is MsiExec.exe /I{8109F38B-56D0-43CF-991E-3212D2EBE990}. vmtoolsd.exe is the VMware Tools's main executable file and it takes approximately 72.71 KB (74456 bytes) on disk.

VMware Tools is comprised of the following executables which occupy 655.69 KB (671424 bytes) on disk:



  • rpctool.exe (110.71 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (72.71 KB)
  • VMToolsHookProc.exe (16.71 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (79.71 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (51.21 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (40.21 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (144.71 KB)
  • zip.exe (139.71 KB)
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The information on this page is only about version 9.4.6.1752774 of VMware Tools. You can find below a few links to other VMware Tools versions:

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

VMware Tools is an application marketed by the software company VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, users decide to erase this application. This is hard because doing this manually takes some know-how regarding Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE action 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 on your Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and all around tool to clean your Windows computer.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

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


4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate VMware Tools or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". If it exists on your system the VMware Tools program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click VMware Tools in the list of applications, the following data about the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about VMware Tools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will 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 of VMware Tools that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Tools using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to remove VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your PC, we are not 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 decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-09-27 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-09-27 13:17:28.537