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How to uninstall VMware Tools from your computer

This page is about VMware Tools for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It is written by VMware, Inc.. Go over here where you can get more info on VMware, Inc.. Please open if you want to read more on VMware Tools on VMware, Inc.'s web page. The program is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools directory (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{B5FDE266-1FD9-49AF-A585-B2808C9B0CCD}. Keep in mind that you might be prompted for admin rights. vmtoolsd.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 72.21 KB (73944 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are part of VMware Tools. They occupy an average of 655.19 KB (670912 bytes) on disk.



  • rpctool.exe (110.71 KB)
  • vmtoolsd.exe (72.21 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 9.0.11.32667 of VMware Tools. For more VMware Tools versions please click below:

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How to delete VMware Tools from your PC with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Tools is a program released by VMware, Inc.. Some users choose to uninstall this program. This is easier said than done because removing this manually requires some knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. One of the best QUICK practice 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 on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful package of utilities.

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


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


5. All the programs installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you find VMware Tools or simply click the Search feature and type in "VMware Tools". If it is installed on your PC the VMware Tools program will be found automatically. Notice that after you click VMware Tools in the list , the following information about the program is available to you:


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


  • The web site of the application is: http://www.vmware.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{B5FDE266-1FD9-49AF-A585-B2808C9B0CCD}
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools


8. After removing VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to start 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 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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

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Geographical user distribution

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

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall 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 text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VMware Tools in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-13 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-13 09:09:04.660