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A guide to uninstall VMware Workstation from your PC

This page is about VMware Workstation for Windows. Below you can find details on how to uninstall it from your computer. It is developed by VMware, Inc.. More data about VMware, Inc. can be seen here. The entire uninstall command line for VMware Workstation is MsiExec.exe /I{0D94F75A-0EA6-4951-B3AF-B145FA9E05C6}. vmware.exe is the programs's main file and it takes approximately 2.04 MB (2135704 bytes) on disk.

VMware Workstation installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 221.74 MB (232512752 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 (14.95 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 page applies to VMware Workstation version 9.0.0 only. For more VMware Workstation versions please click below:

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A considerable amount of files, folders and Windows registry entries will not be uninstalled when you are trying to remove VMware Workstation from your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall VMware Workstation:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall VMware Workstation:
  • 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
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  • C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation\help\player_win\css\webworks.css
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A way to delete VMware Workstation from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Workstation is an application released by the software company VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, people want to erase this program. Sometimes this can be troublesome because performing this by hand takes some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best QUICK approach 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 Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful system utility.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. A list of the applications existing on your PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find VMware Workstation or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Workstation". The VMware Workstation app will be found automatically. When you select VMware Workstation in the list , some data about the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have about VMware Workstation, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the application you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove VMware Workstation.
Uninstall VMware Workstation


8. After removing VMware Workstation, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with 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 removing VMware Workstation with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. is not a good software application. This text simply 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 stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-09-11 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-09-10 22:27:06.033