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A way to uninstall VMware Tools from your computer

VMware Tools is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by VMware, Inc.. Take a look here for more info on VMware, Inc.. More information about VMware Tools can be found at . VMware Tools is commonly installed in the C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools folder, subject to the user's choice. You can uninstall VMware Tools by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /X{44D752A7-7ADA-4C88-A62F-2536A07C49CE}. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for administrator rights. VMware Tools's primary file takes around 72.21 KB (73944 bytes) and its name is vmtoolsd.exe.

VMware Tools installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 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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This page is about VMware Tools version 9.0.12.35149 only. You can find below info on other versions of VMware Tools:

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

VMware Tools is an application marketed by the software company VMware, Inc.. Some computer users decide to remove this application. Sometimes this is efortful because uninstalling this manually takes some know-how related to removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK way to remove 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, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs installed on your PC will appear

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 very quickly. After you select VMware Tools in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding VMware Tools, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for VMware Tools:


  • The publisher is: http://www.vmware.com
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /X{44D752A7-7ADA-4C88-A62F-2536A07C49CE}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove VMware Tools.
Uninstall VMware Tools


8. After removing VMware Tools, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VMware Tools that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing VMware Tools with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.

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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that VMware Tools by VMware, Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Tools supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-09-05 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-04 21:57:25.020