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How to uninstall VMware Tools from your computer

This web page is about VMware Tools for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by VMware, Inc.. More information on VMware, Inc. can be seen here. You can read more about on VMware Tools at . The program is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder (same installation drive as Windows). You can remove VMware Tools by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{FE2F6A2C-196E-4210-9C04-2B1BC21F07EF}. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe is the VMware Tools's primary executable file and it takes around 438.55 KB (449072 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of VMware Tools. They occupy about 4.47 MB (4686880 bytes) on disk.

  • COMREG.EXE (98.55 KB)
  • TPAutoConnect.exe (373.23 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (233.23 KB)
  • VMip.exe (314.55 KB)
  • VMwareCplLauncher.exe (306.55 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (290.55 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (310.55 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (282.55 KB)
  • VMwareService.exe (526.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (438.55 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (406.55 KB)
  • VMwareUser.exe (810.55 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (46.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of VMware Tools. For more VMware Tools versions please click below: to view all...

How to delete VMware Tools with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is an application marketed by VMware, Inc.. Some people decide to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is efortful because doing this manually takes some know-how related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best QUICK procedure to uninstall VMware Tools is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the applications installed 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 exists on your system the VMware Tools app will be found automatically. After you select VMware Tools in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding VMware Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example 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. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools

8. After uninstalling VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of VMware Tools that have been left behind will be found 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 entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.



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 only contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Tools in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-05-17 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-05-17 07:43:47.030