If the upgrade process of VMware Tools is incomplete, you can uninstall and then reinstall the VMware Tools.
- Power on the virtual machine.
- Log in to the guest operating system.
- ♦ Select a method to uninstall VMware Tools.
Operating System Action Windows 7, 8, 8.1, or Windows 10 In the guest operating system, select. Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 In the guest operating system, select. Windows XP and earlier In the guest operating system, select Add/Remove Programs. Linux Log in as root and enter vmware-uninstall-tools.pl in a terminal window. Mac OS X, OS X, or macOS Use the Uninstall VMware Tools application, found in /Library/Application Support/VMware Tools.
What to do next
Reinstall VMware Tools.