Uninstallation sequence of the guest module depends on the method by which guest module was installed or upgraded. You can install guest module manually using MSI file or VMware Tools. If you have installed and upgraded guest module using AppDefense Plug-in or by manual method interchangeably, this topic explains best way to uninstall the guest module from AppDefense Plug-in.

Refer the following table for the sequence that you must follow during uninstallation. Depending on your install or upgrade method, uninstall in the reverse order of the install or upgrade. For example, if you install guest module using the MSI file and upgrade using VMware Tools, then uninstall in the reverse order, that is VMware Tools first followed by MSI.

Installation Method

Installer Mode Upgrade Method Upgrade Mode Uninstallation Sequence
Manual MSI Option 1: Uninstall AppDefense Guest Module.
Manual or through AppDefense Plug-in VMware Tools Option 2: Uninstall AppDefense Guest Module from VMware Tools.
Manual MSI Manual or through AppDefense Plug-in MSI Option 1: Uninstall AppDefense Guest Module.
Manual MSI Manual VMware Tools
Manual or through AppDefense Plug-in VMware Tools Manual or through AppDefense Plug-in MSI
Manual or throughAppDefense Plug-in VMware Tools Manual VMware Tools Option 2: Uninstall AppDefense Guest Module from VMware Tools.