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How to uninstall VMware Workstation from your computer

You can find below detailed information on how to uninstall VMware Workstation for Windows. The Windows version was created by VMware, Inc.. Open here where you can get more info on VMware, Inc.. Further information about VMware Workstation can be found at . VMware Workstation is typically installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation folder, subject to the user's choice. MsiExec.exe /I{A3FF5CB2-FB35-4658-8751-9EDE1D65B3AA} is the full command line if you want to remove VMware Workstation. vmware.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 2.83 MB (2964016 bytes) on disk.

The executables below are part of VMware Workstation. They occupy about 46.36 MB (48613000 bytes) on disk.

  • ace_upgrade.exe (2.34 MB)
  • farexec-service.exe (346.55 KB)
  • hqtray.exe (54.55 KB)
  • unzip.exe (118.55 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (146.55 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (22.05 KB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (118.55 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (2.11 MB)
  • vmrun.exe (2.57 MB)
  • vmware-acetool.exe (31.55 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (106.55 KB)
  • vmware-fullscreen.exe (2.49 MB)
  • vmware-tray.exe (70.55 KB)
  • vmware-ufad.exe (182.55 KB)
  • vmware-vdiskmanager.exe (1.05 MB)
  • vmware.exe (2.83 MB)
  • vnetlib.exe (386.55 KB)
  • vnetlib64.exe (494.55 KB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (62.55 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (54.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (7.22 MB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (9.35 MB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (8.61 MB)
  • bulkDeploy.exe (17.55 KB)
  • instmsiw.exe (1.74 MB)
  • pkt_app.exe (716.00 KB)
  • pkt_deploy.exe (322.55 KB)
  • pkt_run.exe (130.55 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.11 MB)
  • bootrun.exe (142.55 KB)
  • customize.exe (246.55 KB)
  • deployPkg.exe (58.55 KB)
  • guestcustutil.exe (310.55 KB)
  • imgCustFinalization.exe (78.55 KB)
  • imgCustPrep.exe (28.55 KB)
  • wminictest.exe (154.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (186.55 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader9x.exe (186.55 KB)
  • upgrader.exe (130.55 KB) to view all...

The current page applies to VMware Workstation version only. You can find here a few links to other VMware Workstation versions: to view all...

How to delete VMware Workstation from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Workstation is an application released by the software company VMware, Inc.. Frequently, computer users try to erase this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because uninstalling this manually requires some skill regarding Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK manner to erase 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 on your PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your PC.


  • visit 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 the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs installed on the PC will appear

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate VMware Workstation or simply click the Search field and type in "VMware Workstation". If it exists on your system the VMware Workstation application will be found automatically. When you select VMware Workstation in the list of programs, some information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This 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.
  • Technical information about the app you want to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for VMware Workstation:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{A3FF5CB2-FB35-4658-8751-9EDE1D65B3AA}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. accept the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will uninstall VMware Workstation.
Uninstall VMware Workstation

8. After uninstalling VMware Workstation, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to start the cleanup. All the items of VMware Workstation that 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 items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Workstation supposing 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' computers.

2016-08-31 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-31 09:20:53.803