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A way to uninstall VMware Workstation from your computer

This info is about VMware Workstation for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It was developed for Windows by VMware, Inc.. Additional info about VMware, Inc. can be seen here. VMware Workstation's full uninstall command line is MsiExec.exe /I{0D94F75A-0EA6-4951-B3AF-B145FA9E05C6}. The program's main executable file has a size of 2.04 MB (2136216 bytes) on disk and is titled vmware.exe.

VMware Workstation is composed of the following executables which take 219.41 MB (230067440 bytes) on disk:

  • emmett.exe (608.00 KB)
  • mkisofs.exe (421.74 KB)
  • openssl.exe (336.50 KB)
  • vixDiskMountServer.exe (408.15 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (425.65 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (4.74 MB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (348.65 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (2.57 MB)
  • vmrun.exe (480.15 KB)
  • vmss2core.exe (590.65 KB)
  • vmUpdateLauncher.exe (58.65 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (78.00 KB)
  • vmware-hostd.exe (12.62 MB)
  • vmware-remotemks-debug.exe (2.97 MB)
  • vmware-remotemks.exe (2.74 MB)
  • vmware-tray.exe (101.65 KB)
  • vmware-unity-helper.exe (183.65 KB)
  • vmware-vdiskmanager.exe (1.20 MB)
  • vmware-vmx-debug.exe (18.66 MB)
  • vmware-vmx-stats.exe (17.09 MB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (14.64 MB)
  • vmware-vprobe.exe (505.00 KB)
  • vmware.exe (2.04 MB)
  • vnetlib.exe (739.15 KB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (343.15 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (330.15 KB)
  • vprintproxy.exe (11.00 KB)
  • zip.exe (290.65 KB)
  • ovftool.exe (6.31 MB)
  • VMware-Converter-all.exe (126.69 MB)
  • storePwd.exe (68.65 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (585.65 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader9x.exe (202.65 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgraderNT.exe (202.65 KB)
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The current web page applies to VMware Workstation version 9.0.1 alone. Click on the links below for other VMware Workstation versions:

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When planning to uninstall VMware Workstation you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation

The files below remain on your disk by VMware Workstation when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\amqp.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\diskLibWrapper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\dispatcher.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\drvInst64.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\elevated.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\emmett.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\provisioningPolicy.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\vmconfigoption-ws-hw3.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\vmconfigoption-ws-hw4.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\vmconfigoption-ws-hw6.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\vmconfigoption-ws-hw7.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\vmconfigoption-ws-hw8.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\vmconfigoption-ws-hw9.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\ws-hw3.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\ws-hw4.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\ws-hw6.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\ws-hw7.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\ws-hw8.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\env\ws-hw9.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\environments.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\EULA.jp.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\EULA.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\freebsd.iso
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\glib-2.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\glibmm-2.4.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\gmodule-2.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\gobject-2.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\gthread-2.0.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\gvmomi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\help\player_win\caution_small.png
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\help\player_win\css\webworks.css
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\help\player_win\GUID-291EA0CB-D11F-456C-9A3C-F1D69BEA6B0E.html
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How to uninstall VMware Workstation from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Workstation is a program released by VMware, Inc.. Some people choose to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is troublesome because doing this by hand requires some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE practice to uninstall VMware Workstation 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to optimize your computer.

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  • go to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate VMware Workstation or simply click the Search feature and type in "VMware Workstation". If it exists on your system the VMware Workstation program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you select VMware Workstation in the list , the following information about the program is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about VMware Workstation, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall VMware Workstation.
Uninstall VMware Workstation


8. After uninstalling VMware Workstation, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VMware Workstation which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing VMware Workstation using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.



Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VMware Workstation supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-11-08 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-08 16:13:52.887