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Should I remove VMware Horizon Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,492
United States Rank #7,485
Reach 0.0337%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.06 days
237.86 days >
Average installed length: 124.98 days


VersionDistribution 10.13% 2.53% 3.80% 11.18% 13.92% 0.21% 25.32% 0.42% 32.49%

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VMware Horizon Client


VMware Horizon Client is a program developed by VMware. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 59.09 MB (61,962,289 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 66% of users of VMware Horizon Client come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vmware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Horizon View Client\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{417E585F-77D0-4B0E-8C39-B1069491D56A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 59.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VMware Horizon Client

  • crtbora.dll - VMware Horizon View (VMware Horizon View Client Connection Library)
  • mksvchanclient.dll - VMware Horizon View MKS Virtual Channel Client Library 32-bit
  • MMDRCliLib.dll - VMware Real-Time Audio-Video Client Library
  • pcoip_mfw.dll - PCoIP Virtual Channel to MessageFrameWork (32-bit)
  • pcoip_vchan.dll - PCoIP Virtual Channel Extensions (32-bit)
  • rc_de_de_407.dll - VMware View Client German (DE) resources
  • rc_fr_fr_40c.dll - VMware View Client French (FR) resources
  • rc_ja_jp_411.dll - VMware View Client Japanese (JP) resources
  • rc_ko_kr_412.dll - VMware View Client Korean (KR) resources
  • rc_zh_cn_804.dll - VMware View Client Chinese (CN) resources
  • rc_zh_tw_404.dll - VMware View Client Chinese (TW) resources
  • tsdrClient.dll - VMware View Device Redirection 32-bit
  • tsmmrPlayer.dll - VMware View Media Foundation MMR 32-bit
  • vdp_rdpvcbridge.dll - VMware View RDP VC Bridge Library 32-bit
  • vdpService.dll - VMware View VDP Services Library 32-bit
  • ViewMMDevRedir.dll - VMware Real-Time Audio-Video
  • viewMPClient.dll - VMware Horizon View Flash URL Redirection Client Library 32-bit
  • vmwarebase.dll - VMware base library
  • vmware-remotemks.exe - VMware Remote MKS
  • vmware-view.exe - VMware Horizon Client
  • RtavCliLib.dll - VMware Workstation (VMware RTAV Client Library 32-bit)
  • vmware-appstub.exe - VMware Horizon View Stub Application Launcher 32-bit
  • vmwarestring.dll - VMware string library
  • VMwareView-RdeClient.dll - VMware View RDE Client
  • scredir_vchanclient.dll - VMware View (VMware Horizon View Client PCoIP Smart Card Plugin (32-bit))
  • libldap_r.dll - libldap_ Dynamic Link Library
  • liblber.dll - liblber Dynamic Link Library
  • pcoip_client_win32.dll (by Teradici) - Teradici PCoIP Software (PCoIP VMView Client Plugin)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • sigc-2.0.dll (by The libsigc++ development team (see AUTHORS)) - libsigc++ (The Typesafe Callback Framework for C++)
  • libxml2.dll - libxml2 (libxml2 library)
  • glibmm-2.4.dll (by The glibmm development team (see AUTHORS)) - glibmm (The official C++ wrapper for glib)
  • glib-2.0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib
  • gmodule-2.0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GModule
  • gobject-2.0.dll - GObject
  • gthread-2.0.dll - GThread
  • MMRClientSrcFilter.dll (by WMRV) - WMRV (WMRV Client Source Filter)
  • MMREventSrc.dll (by WMRV) - WMRV EventSource
  • MMRVCClientDLL.dll - WMRV Client Virtual Channel
  • gssapiLib.dll
  • libidn.dll
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • vmware-view.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Horizon View Client\vmware-view.exe'.
  • vmware-remotemks.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Horizon View Client\vmware-remotemks.exe'.

How do I remove VMware Horizon Client?

Quickly and completely remove VMware Horizon Client from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VMware Horizon Client from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VMware Horizon Client, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove VMware Horizon Client.

Win 8 56%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 56.21%
Windows 7 40.63%
Windows XP 1.47%
Windows Vista 1.26%
Windows 8.1 0.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 21.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.88%
Windows 10 Home 14.98%
Windows 7 Professional 13.50%
Windows 10 Pro 7.17%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.46%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Netherlands 5.64%
  Germany 2.90%
  Canada 2.59%
  Australia 1.68%
  Belgium 1.52%
  France 1.22%
  Spain 0.91%
  Italy 0.91%
  Japan 0.76%
  Norway 0.61%
  Sweden 0.61%
  Taiwan 0.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.80%
Hewlett-Packard 23.57%
Lenovo 16.24%
ASUS 15.29%
Acer 7.64%
Toshiba 6.05%
Samsung 3.18%
Medion 1.27%
MSI 0.96%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.42%
ASUSTeK X551CA 2.76%
Dell Inspiron 5521 2.21%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 1.66%
LENOVO 20354 1.66%

About VMware

VMware provides virtualization platform products that include a player that enables users to run virtual machines on their desktops as well as Workstation for software developers and IT professionals, Server, which enables virtual partitioning of a server, Virtual SMP that enables a virtual machine to use four physical processors simultaneously and VMFS, which allows multiple ESX Servers to share block-based storage.
Publisher URL: www.vmware.com


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