You might need to uninstall and reinstall Horizon Client if repairing Horizon Client does not solve the problem.

This procedures shows you how to uninstall Horizon Client if you have the Horizon Client installer. If you do not have the Horizon Client installer, you can uninstall Horizon Client in the same way that you uninstall other applications on your Windows system. For example, you can use the Windows operating system Add or Remove Programs feature to uninstall Horizon Client.


Verify that you can log in as an administrator on the client system.


  • To uninstall Horizon Client interactively, double-click the Horizon Client installer, or run the Horizon Client installer with the /uninstall installation command from the command line, and click Remove.
  • To uninstall Horizon Client silently, run the Horizon Client installer with the /silent and /uninstall installation commands from the command line.
    For example: VMware-Horizon-Client-y.y.y-xxxxxx.exe /silent /uninstall

What to do next

Reinstall Horizon Client. For installation instructions, see the Using VMware Horizon Client for Windows document.