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A way to uninstall VMware Workstation from your PC

VMware Workstation is a Windows application. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. It is written by VMware, Inc.. Open here where you can read more on VMware, Inc.. The program's main executable file has a size of 2.14 MB (2239408 bytes) on disk and is named vmware.exe.

VMware Workstation installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 105.12 MB (110229400 bytes) on disk.

  • 7za.exe (1.11 MB)
  • drvInst64.exe (504.42 KB)
  • mkisofs.exe (430.52 KB)
  • openssl.exe (457.42 KB)
  • vixDiskMountServer.exe (454.12 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (389.92 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (3.58 MB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (361.42 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (1.67 MB)
  • vmrest.exe (5.89 MB)
  • vmrun.exe (460.92 KB)
  • vmss2core.exe (714.42 KB)
  • vmUpdateLauncher.exe (55.92 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (97.92 KB)
  • vmware-hostd.exe (14.76 MB)
  • vmware-kvm.exe (668.42 KB)
  • vmware-remotemks.exe (3.71 MB)
  • vmware-shell-ext-thunker.exe (91.42 KB)
  • vmware-tray.exe (114.92 KB)
  • vmware-unity-helper.exe (196.42 KB)
  • vmware-vdiskmanager.exe (1.48 MB)
  • vmware.exe (2.14 MB)
  • vnetlib.exe (1,017.92 KB)
  • vnetlib64.exe (1.18 MB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (272.92 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (267.92 KB)
  • vprintproxy.exe (28.92 KB)
  • zip.exe (299.42 KB)
  • ovftool.exe (4.84 MB)
  • storePwd.exe (127.92 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (708.42 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader9x.exe (211.42 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgraderNT.exe (211.42 KB)
  • tpm2emu.exe (1,003.92 KB)
  • vmware-vmx-debug.exe (21.08 MB)
  • vmware-vmx-stats.exe (18.78 MB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (15.98 MB)
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The current page applies to VMware Workstation version 15.5.1 alone. You can find here a few links to other VMware Workstation releases:

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Some files and registry entries are regularly left behind when you remove VMware Workstation.

The files below were left behind on your disk by VMware Workstation's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_VMware_VMware Workstation_vmnetcfg_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\VMware_Workstation_vmplayer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\VMware_Workstation_vmui

Generally the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{C975449F-C205-4CBF-9911-680F2E5F810B}

Supplementary registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{C975449F-C205-4CBF-9911-680F2E5F810B}\


How to uninstall VMware Workstation from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Workstation is a program marketed by the software company VMware, Inc.. Some computer users try to remove this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because doing this manually takes some skill regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE manner to remove VMware Workstation is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:





1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your Windows PC.

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

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


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


5. A list of the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate VMware Workstation or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Workstation". The VMware Workstation program will be found very quickly. Notice that after you click VMware Workstation in the list , some data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding VMware Workstation, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove VMware Workstation.
Uninstall VMware Workstation


8. After removing VMware Workstation, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press 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 removing VMware Workstation using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to uninstall VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VMware Workstation supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-11-13 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-11-13 05:33:25.527