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A way to uninstall VMware Tools from your computer

VMware Tools is a computer program. This page contains details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by VMware, Inc.. More information on VMware, Inc. can be seen here. More details about VMware Tools can be seen at . VMware Tools is usually installed in the C:\Archivos de programa\VMware\VMware Tools folder, depending on the user's decision. VMware Tools's complete uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /X{1D79BAB8-5892-4A7E-B05F-981C9F3B6EE6}. VMware Tools's main file takes around 61.15 KB (62616 bytes) and is named vmtoolsd.exe.

VMware Tools installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 2.77 MB (2909304 bytes) on disk.

  • rpctool.exe (96.15 KB)
  • TPAutoConnect.exe (669.33 KB)
  • TPAutoConnSvc.exe (369.33 KB)
  • TPVCGateway.exe (397.33 KB)
  • unzip.exe (170.65 KB)
  • vmacthlp.exe (422.65 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (61.15 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (19.15 KB)
  • VMwareHostOpen.exe (67.65 KB)
  • VMwareResolutionSet.exe (297.65 KB)
  • VMwareToolboxCmd.exe (33.15 KB)
  • VMwareTray.exe (57.15 KB)
  • VMwareXferlogs.exe (41.15 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.65 KB)
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The current web page applies to VMware Tools version alone. You can find below info on other versions of VMware Tools:

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

VMware Tools is an application released by VMware, Inc.. Some users want to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because deleting this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE way 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 PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to take care of your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of tools.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the applications installed on the computer will appear

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find VMware Tools or simply click the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". If it is installed on your PC the VMware Tools app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select VMware Tools in the list , some information about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about VMware Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VMware Tools:

  • The software company is: http://www.vmware.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{1D79BAB8-5892-4A7E-B05F-981C9F3B6EE6}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools

8. After uninstalling VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of VMware Tools which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing 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 PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.



The text above is not a piece of advice to remove VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page only contains detailed instructions 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 Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-22 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-22 20:38:08.960