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How to uninstall VMware Workstation from your PC

This page contains complete information on how to uninstall VMware Workstation for Windows. It is produced by VMware, Inc.. More information on VMware, Inc. can be found here. You can read more about on VMware Workstation at . VMware Workstation is usually set up in the C:\Program Files (x86)\VMware\VMware Workstation directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. MsiExec.exe /I{A3FF5CB2-FB35-4658-8751-9EDE1D65B3AA} is the full command line if you want to remove VMware Workstation. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.62 MB (2751088 bytes) on disk and is labeled vmware.exe.

VMware Workstation installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 99.01 MB (103824440 bytes) on disk.

  • ace_upgrade.exe (2.65 MB)
  • drvInst64.exe (447.61 KB)
  • farexec-service.exe (582.55 KB)
  • hqtray.exe (62.61 KB)
  • mkisofs.exe (421.70 KB)
  • unzip.exe (170.55 KB)
  • vixDiskMountServer.exe (66.55 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (394.61 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (6.78 MB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (326.61 KB)
  • vmplayer-service.exe (74.61 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (3.89 MB)
  • vmrun.exe (430.61 KB)
  • vmss2core.exe (454.61 KB)
  • vmUpdateLauncher.exe (70.61 KB)
  • vmware-acetool.exe (35.61 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (110.61 KB)
  • vmware-fullscreen.exe (2.81 MB)
  • vmware-remotemks-debug.exe (2.07 MB)
  • vmware-remotemks.exe (1.90 MB)
  • vmware-tray.exe (126.61 KB)
  • vmware-ufad.exe (186.55 KB)
  • vmware-unity-helper.exe (174.61 KB)
  • vmware-vdiskmanager.exe (938.61 KB)
  • vmware.exe (2.62 MB)
  • vnetlib.exe (690.61 KB)
  • vnetlib64.exe (910.61 KB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (322.61 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (306.61 KB)
  • vprintproxy.exe (10.00 KB)
  • vssSnapVista64.exe (19.55 KB)
  • zip.exe (138.55 KB)
  • ovftool.exe (2.63 MB)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (4.28 MB)
  • bulkDeploy.exe (21.61 KB)
  • instmsiw.exe (2.47 MB)
  • pkt_app.exe (1.54 MB)
  • pkt_deploy.exe (330.61 KB)
  • pkt_run.exe (394.61 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.55 MB)
  • bootrun.exe (178.61 KB)
  • customize.exe (314.61 KB)
  • deployPkg.exe (74.61 KB)
  • guestcustutil.exe (486.61 KB)
  • imgcust-reboot.exe (178.61 KB)
  • imgCustFinalization.exe (322.61 KB)
  • imgCustPrep.exe (29.11 KB)
  • imgCustPrep64.exe (35.61 KB)
  • loginblocker.exe (166.61 KB)
  • StorePwd.exe (74.61 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (482.61 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader9x.exe (202.61 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgraderNT.exe (202.61 KB)
  • upgrader.exe (202.55 KB)
  • vmware-vmx-debug.exe (19.48 MB)
  • vmware-vmx-stats.exe (17.81 MB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (15.60 MB) to view all...

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A way to erase VMware Workstation with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Workstation is an application marketed by VMware, Inc.. Frequently, users want to erase this application. Sometimes this can be difficult because uninstalling this by hand takes some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best EASY solution 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 a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general tool to take care of your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by pressing the DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Click on 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. Navigate the list of applications until you find VMware Workstation or simply click the Search feature and type in "VMware Workstation". If it exists on your system the VMware Workstation application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select VMware Workstation in the list , some data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding VMware Workstation, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for VMware Workstation:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: MsiExec.exe /I{A3FF5CB2-FB35-4658-8751-9EDE1D65B3AA}
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. 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 start the cleanup. All the items that belong VMware Workstation which 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 registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above 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 text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall VMware Workstation supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-18 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-17 22:15:41.623