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A way to uninstall VMware Workstation from your PC

VMware Workstation is a computer program. This page holds details on how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by VMware, Inc.. More information about VMware, Inc. can be read here. Click on to get more facts about VMware Workstation on VMware, Inc.'s website. The application is often placed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation folder. Take into account that this path can vary depending on the user's choice. MsiExec.exe /I{A3FF5CB2-FB35-4658-8751-9EDE1D65B3AA} is the full command line if you want to uninstall VMware Workstation. The program's main executable file is labeled vmware.exe and occupies 2.59 MB (2714416 bytes).

The executable files below are installed along with VMware Workstation. They occupy about 35.16 MB (36864712 bytes) on disk.

  • farexec-service.exe (346.80 KB)
  • hqtray.exe (54.80 KB)
  • openssl.exe (278.80 KB)
  • unzip.exe (170.80 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (150.80 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (22.30 KB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (118.80 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (1.24 MB)
  • vmrun.exe (2.66 MB)
  • vmware-acetool.exe (22.30 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (1.36 MB)
  • vmware-fullscreen.exe (2.55 MB)
  • vmware-tray.exe (74.80 KB)
  • vmware-ufad.exe (182.80 KB)
  • vmware-vdiskmanager.exe (1.17 MB)
  • vmware.exe (2.59 MB)
  • vnetlib.exe (382.80 KB)
  • vnetlib64.exe (495.30 KB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (62.80 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (54.80 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.80 KB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (7.11 MB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (9.19 MB)
  • instmsiw.exe (1.74 MB)
  • pkt_app.exe (696.00 KB)
  • pkt_deploy.exe (180.00 KB)
  • pkt_run.exe (180.00 KB)
  • setup.exe (634.80 KB)
  • bootrun.exe (142.80 KB)
  • customize.exe (242.80 KB)
  • deployPkg.exe (54.80 KB)
  • guestcustutil.exe (306.80 KB)
  • imgCustFinalization.exe (62.80 KB)
  • imgCustPrep.exe (26.80 KB)
  • wminictest.exe (150.80 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (146.80 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader9x.exe (146.80 KB)
  • upgrader.exe (130.80 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version of VMware Workstation. Click on the links below for other VMware Workstation versions: to view all...

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

VMware Workstation is an application released by the software company VMware, Inc.. Some users try to erase it. Sometimes this can be efortful because removing this manually takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. The best EASY solution to erase 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 efficient uninstaller and general tool to take care of your system.


  • go to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate VMware Workstation or simply click the Search feature and type in "VMware Workstation". If it is installed on your PC the VMware Workstation application will be found very quickly. When you click VMware Workstation in the list of programs, the following information about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about VMware Workstation, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance 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. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall VMware Workstation.
Uninstall VMware Workstation

8. After uninstalling VMware Workstation, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong VMware Workstation which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing VMware Workstation using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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This page is not a piece of advice 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 simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove VMware Workstation supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-02 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-02 20:37:23.473