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How to uninstall VMware Workstation from your computer

VMware Workstation is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. It is made by VMware, Inc.. More information on VMware, Inc. can be seen here. You can uninstall VMware Workstation by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{0D94F75A-0EA6-4951-B3AF-B145FA9E05C6}. Keep in mind that you might receive a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is called vmware.exe and occupies 2.04 MB (2136656 bytes).

VMware Workstation installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 219.48 MB (230138752 bytes) on disk.

  • emmett.exe (615.08 KB)
  • mkisofs.exe (422.17 KB)
  • openssl.exe (343.58 KB)
  • vixDiskMountServer.exe (408.58 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (426.08 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (4.74 MB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (349.08 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (2.57 MB)
  • vmrun.exe (480.58 KB)
  • vmss2core.exe (591.58 KB)
  • vmUpdateLauncher.exe (59.08 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (85.08 KB)
  • vmware-hostd.exe (12.63 MB)
  • vmware-remotemks-debug.exe (2.97 MB)
  • vmware-remotemks.exe (2.74 MB)
  • vmware-tray.exe (102.08 KB)
  • vmware-unity-helper.exe (184.08 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 (512.08 KB)
  • vmware.exe (2.04 MB)
  • vnetlib.exe (739.58 KB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (343.58 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (330.58 KB)
  • vprintproxy.exe (18.08 KB)
  • zip.exe (291.08 KB)
  • ovftool.exe (6.32 MB)
  • VMware-Converter-all.exe (126.69 MB)
  • storePwd.exe (69.08 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (586.08 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader9x.exe (203.08 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgraderNT.exe (203.08 KB) to view all...

This page is about VMware Workstation version 9.0.2 only. Click on the links below for other VMware Workstation versions: to view all...
Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall VMware Workstation:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\VMware_Workstation_vmplayer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\VMware_Workstation_vmui

A way to erase VMware Workstation from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Workstation is an application released by the software company VMware, Inc.. Some users want to erase this application. Sometimes this is easier said than done because removing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE practice to erase VMware Workstation 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 efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your system.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate VMware Workstation or simply click the Search feature and type in "VMware Workstation". The VMware Workstation app will be found automatically. After you click VMware Workstation in the list , the following data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding VMware Workstation, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall VMware Workstation.
Uninstall VMware Workstation

8. After uninstalling VMware Workstation, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VMware Workstation which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Workstation using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your computer.

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


The text above is not a recommendation to remove VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove VMware Workstation in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-11-03 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-11-03 10:54:54.410