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A way to uninstall VMware Workstation from your PC

This web page is about VMware Workstation for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was created by VMware, Inc.. Further information on VMware, Inc. can be found here. vmware.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 1.89 MB (1981776 bytes) on disk.

VMware Workstation contains of the executables below. They occupy 108.38 MB (113645304 bytes) on disk.




  • 7za.exe (1.04 MB)
  • drvInst64.exe (442.59 KB)
  • mkisofs.exe (429.83 KB)
  • openssl.exe (457.33 KB)
  • vixDiskMountServer.exe (434.83 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (390.33 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (2.11 MB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (356.83 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (1.50 MB)
  • vmrun.exe (466.01 KB)
  • vmss2core.exe (896.01 KB)
  • vmUpdateLauncher.exe (34.71 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (96.51 KB)
  • vmware-hostd.exe (11.90 MB)
  • vmware-kvm.exe (654.33 KB)
  • vmware-remotemks.exe (5.08 MB)
  • vmware-shell-ext-thunker.exe (90.48 KB)
  • vmware-tray.exe (108.33 KB)
  • vmware-unity-helper.exe (197.01 KB)
  • vmware-vdiskmanager.exe (1.30 MB)
  • vmware.exe (1.89 MB)
  • vnetlib.exe (913.09 KB)
  • vnetlib64.exe (1.07 MB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (263.73 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (259.98 KB)
  • vprintproxy.exe (26.48 KB)
  • zip.exe (299.48 KB)
  • ovftool.exe (6.71 MB)
  • storePwd.exe (76.83 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (594.48 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader9x.exe (211.48 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgraderNT.exe (209.59 KB)
  • vmware-vmx-debug.exe (25.26 MB)
  • vmware-vmx-stats.exe (22.76 MB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (20.02 MB)
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The current page applies to VMware Workstation version 12.5.4 alone. Click on the links below for other VMware Workstation versions:

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VMware Workstation has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\VMware Workstation
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\80944AFF8E4D4D14AB7B175DC8D23C01
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{FFA44908-D4E8-41D4-BAB7-71D58C2DC310}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\VMware, Inc.\VMware Workstation

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\80944AFF8E4D4D14AB7B175DC8D23C01\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{FFA44908-D4E8-41D4-BAB7-71D58C2DC310}\


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

VMware Workstation is an application by VMware, Inc.. Some people choose to remove this application. Sometimes this can be efortful because deleting this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. One of the best QUICK action 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 on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general tool to maximize the performance of your computer.

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  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find VMware Workstation or simply activate the Search feature and type in "VMware Workstation". If it is installed on your PC the VMware Workstation application will be found very quickly. After you click VMware Workstation in the list of applications, the following data about the program is available to you:


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


8. After removing VMware Workstation, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform 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 directories are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.



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 PC. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall VMware Workstation in case you decide this is what you want to do. 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.

2017-03-14 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2017-03-14 14:43:41.023