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How to uninstall VMware Tools from your system

VMware Tools is a Windows application. Read below about how to uninstall it from your PC. It is produced by VMware, Inc.. Go over here where you can read more on VMware, Inc.. VMware Tools is usually set up in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder, depending on the user's option. VMware Tools's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{5A16DD24-E486-4347-9D44-9555ABD5B1C5}. vmtoolsd.exe is the VMware Tools's primary executable file and it occupies approximately 72.71 KB (74456 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are contained in VMware Tools. They occupy 677.40 KB (693656 bytes) on disk.



  • rpctool.exe (110.71 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (72.71 KB)
  • VMToolsHookProc.exe (16.71 KB)
  • VMwareHgfsClient.exe (21.71 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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This info is about VMware Tools version 9.4.12.2627939 alone. You can find here a few links to other VMware Tools releases:

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How to erase VMware Tools from your PC with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is an application released by VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, computer users try to uninstall it. This is hard because doing this by hand takes some knowledge regarding removing Windows applications by hand. The best EASY action 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 PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general tool to optimize your Windows system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows tool.

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


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


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find VMware Tools or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Tools". If it exists on your system the VMware Tools app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select VMware Tools in the list of programs, the following information regarding the program is shown to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding VMware Tools, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools


8. After removing VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong VMware Tools which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your PC, nor are we saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good application. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VMware Tools in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-30 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-30 11:39:21.430