When you upgrade VMware Fusion, to confirm that the latest version of VMware Virtual Printer is installed on a guest operating system, you can uninstall and reinstall VMware Virtual Printer.
- Windows Guest
Use the Windows uninstall feature to uninstall the VMware Virtual Printer application. For example, for Windows 10, perform the following steps.
- Select .
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Select VMware Virtual Printer.
- Click Uninstall.
- Debian-Based Linux Guest, such as Debian and Ubuntu
In a terminal window, run either of the following commands.
sudo apt-get purge thinprint
sudo dpkg -P thinprint
- RPM-Based Linux Guest, such as Red Hat, SUSE, and Fedora
In a terminal window, run the following command.
rpm -e thinprint
The VMware Virtual Printer is no longer installed on the guest.
What to do next
Install VMware Virtual Printer again. See Install VMware Virtual Printer