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A way to uninstall VMware Workstation from your system

This page is about VMware Workstation for Windows. Here you can find details on how to uninstall it from your PC. It is written by VMware, Inc.. Further information on VMware, Inc. can be found here. vmware.exe is the VMware Workstation's main executable file and it takes around 2.02 MB (2117608 bytes) on disk.

VMware Workstation contains of the executables below. They take 108.04 MB (113292544 bytes) on disk.




  • 7za.exe (1.04 MB)
  • drvInst64.exe (480.98 KB)
  • mkisofs.exe (430.57 KB)
  • openssl.exe (453.48 KB)
  • vixDiskMountServer.exe (436.48 KB)
  • vmnat.exe (392.98 KB)
  • vmnetcfg.exe (2.18 MB)
  • VMnetDHCP.exe (358.48 KB)
  • vmplayer.exe (1.52 MB)
  • vmrun.exe (498.48 KB)
  • vmss2core.exe (654.48 KB)
  • vmUpdateLauncher.exe (44.98 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (93.98 KB)
  • vmware-hostd.exe (13.68 MB)
  • vmware-kvm.exe (617.98 KB)
  • vmware-remotemks.exe (4.72 MB)
  • vmware-shell-ext-thunker.exe (86.98 KB)
  • vmware-tray.exe (112.98 KB)
  • vmware-unity-helper.exe (196.48 KB)
  • vmware-vdiskmanager.exe (1.38 MB)
  • vmware.exe (2.02 MB)
  • vnetlib.exe (925.98 KB)
  • vnetlib64.exe (1.06 MB)
  • vnetsniffer.exe (265.98 KB)
  • vnetstats.exe (261.48 KB)
  • vprintproxy.exe (25.98 KB)
  • zip.exe (299.48 KB)
  • ovftool.exe (6.52 MB)
  • storePwd.exe (77.98 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader.exe (663.48 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgrader9x.exe (211.48 KB)
  • VMwareToolsUpgraderNT.exe (211.48 KB)
  • tpm2emu.exe (1,001.48 KB)
  • vmware-vmx-debug.exe (23.89 MB)
  • vmware-vmx-stats.exe (21.90 MB)
  • vmware-vmx.exe (19.54 MB)
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This info is about VMware Workstation version 14.1.1 only. For other VMware Workstation versions please click below:

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

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall VMware Workstation:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_VMware_VMware Workstation_vmnetcfg_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\VMware_Workstation_vmplayer
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\VMware_Workstation_vmui
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\VMware.Workstation.Pro.v12.5.8.Build.7098237_p30download.com.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\VMware.Workstation.Pro.v14.1.1.Build.7528167.x64.Keygen.Only_pd.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\VMware.Workstation.Pro.v14.1.1.Build.7528167.x64_p30download.com.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be uninstalled; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\VMware, Inc.\VMware Workstation


How to remove VMware Workstation from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Workstation is a program released by VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, people want to uninstall it. Sometimes this is troublesome because deleting this manually takes some experience related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK way to uninstall 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 on your Windows PC, add it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and all around tool to maximize the performance of your Windows computer.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program 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 PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the programs existing on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find VMware Workstation or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Workstation". If it exists on your system the VMware Workstation app will be found very quickly. After you click VMware Workstation in the list of applications, some data about the application is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating 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 program you want to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by clicking 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 a 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 using 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 ready to run without errors or problems.



Disclaimer

The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. from your PC, 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 stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2018-01-10 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-01-10 05:25:57.750