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How to uninstall VMware Workstation from your system

VMware Workstation is a software application. This page is comprised of details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by VMware, Inc.. Take a look here where you can find out more on VMware, Inc.. vmware.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 2.29 MB (2400688 bytes) on disk.

VMware Workstation installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 102.25 MB (107217304 bytes) on disk.

  • 7za.exe (1.11 MB)
  • drvInst64.exe (501.92 KB)
  • mkisofs.exe (430.52 KB)
  • openssl.exe (457.42 KB)
  • vixDiskMountServer.exe (454.12 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (386.92 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (3.56 MB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (365.42 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (1.73 MB)
  • vmrest.exe (5.00 MB)
  • vmrun.exe (458.92 KB)
  • vmss2core.exe (653.92 KB)
  • vmUpdateLauncher.exe (55.92 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (98.42 KB)
  • vmware-hostd.exe (14.73 MB)
  • vmware-kvm.exe (693.42 KB)
  • vmware-remotemks.exe (4.31 MB)
  • vmware-shell-ext-thunker.exe (95.42 KB)
  • vmware-tray.exe (122.92 KB)
  • vmware-unity-helper.exe (209.42 KB)
  • vmware-vdiskmanager.exe (1.48 MB)
  • vmware.exe (2.29 MB)
  • vnetlib.exe (1,018.92 KB)
  • vnetlib64.exe (1.18 MB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (271.92 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (266.92 KB)
  • vprintproxy.exe (28.92 KB)
  • zip.exe (299.42 KB)
  • ovftool.exe (4.82 MB)
  • storePwd.exe (118.92 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (713.42 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader9x.exe (211.42 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgraderNT.exe (211.42 KB)
  • tpm2emu.exe (1,013.42 KB)
  • vmware-vmx-debug.exe (19.90 MB)
  • vmware-vmx-stats.exe (17.86 MB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (15.35 MB)
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The current web page applies to VMware Workstation version 15.1.0 only. You can find below info on other releases of VMware Workstation:

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

Usually, the following files remain on disk:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_VMware_VMware Workstation_vmnetcfg_exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\VMware_Workstation_vmplayer
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\VMware_Workstation_vmui
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\VMware\workstation.log

Usually the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\VMware, Inc.\VMware Workstation


How to remove VMware Workstation with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Workstation is an application marketed by VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, people choose to remove it. This is hard because performing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge regarding removing Windows programs manually. The best QUICK practice to remove 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 already installed on your system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your computer.

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  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications existing on your PC will appear

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


  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding VMware Workstation, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove 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 that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling VMware Workstation with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

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



Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. from your computer, we are not saying that VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove VMware Workstation in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2019-05-15 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2019-05-15 13:24:31.680