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How to uninstall VMware Workstation from your PC

This page is about VMware Workstation for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. The Windows version was developed by VMware, Inc.. Check out here for more details on VMware, Inc.. The application's main executable file has a size of 2.29 MB (2402224 bytes) on disk and is labeled vmware.exe.

VMware Workstation installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 100.63 MB (105522240 bytes) on disk.

  • mkisofs.exe (430.52 KB)
  • openssl.exe (459.92 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 (52.43 KB)
  • vmware-authd.exe (98.42 KB)
  • vmware-hostd.exe (14.73 MB)
  • vmware-kvm.exe (692.92 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 (1,019.42 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 (709.92 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 (15.34 MB)
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The current web page applies to VMware Workstation version 15.0.1 alone. Click on the links below for other VMware Workstation versions:

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If you are manually uninstalling VMware Workstation we recommend you to check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall VMware Workstation:
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\{7C5A40EF-A0FB-4BFC-874A-C0F2E0B9FA8E}_VMware_VMware Workstation_vmnetcfg_exe
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\VMware_Workstation_vmplayer
  • C:\Users\%user%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Search_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\125\VMware_Workstation_vmui

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{EFEE857B-93C3-487C-8AF2-21996DB30927}

Use regedit.exe to remove the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{EFEE857B-93C3-487C-8AF2-21996DB30927}\


A way to remove VMware Workstation from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

VMware Workstation is an application marketed by the software company VMware, Inc.. Sometimes, users try to remove it. This can be troublesome because uninstalling this manually takes some skill related to Windows internal functioning. The best EASY procedure 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 Windows system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and general utility to optimize your Windows PC.

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  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the program by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs


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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate VMware Workstation or simply activate the Search field and type in "VMware Workstation". The VMware Workstation app will be found very quickly. When you select VMware Workstation in the list of programs, some information regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other users have regarding VMware Workstation, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you are about to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall VMware Workstation.
Uninstall VMware Workstation


8. After uninstalling VMware Workstation, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of VMware Workstation which 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 can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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



Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that VMware Workstation by VMware, Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to remove VMware Workstation supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2018-11-10 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2018-11-10 20:06:37.700