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9% remove it91% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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VMware View Persona Management


VMware View Persona Management is a program developed by VMware. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 3.72 MB (3,897,942 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vmware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware View Persona Management\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{247F80A9-27BA-4ac5-8C28-E9E142085A0F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VMware View Persona Management

  • migprofile.exe - VMware View Persona Management (VMware View Persona Management Migration Tool)
  • VMWVvpext.dll - VMware View Persona Management Shell Extension
  • VMWVvpfsd.sys - VMware View Persona Management Filesystem Filter
  • VMWVvphelper.exe - VMware View Persona Management Helper
  • VMWVvphelper_de.dll
  • VMWVvphelper_fr.dll
  • VMWVvphelper_ja.dll
  • VMWVvphelper_ko.dll
  • VMWVvphelper_zh_CN.dll
  • VMWVvphelper_zh_TW.dll
  • VMWVvpmsg.dll - VMware View Persona Management Message DLL
  • VMWVvpsvc.exe - VMware View Persona Management Service
  • offreg.dll (by Microsoft) - Offline registry DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VMWVvpsvc.exe runs as a service named 'VMware View Persona Management' (VMWVvpsvc) "This service manages user persona in VMware View.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • VMWVvphelper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VMware View Persona Management Helper' which loads as C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware View Persona Management\VMWVvphelper.exe.

How do I remove VMware View Persona Management?

You can uninstall VMware View Persona Management 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VMware View Persona Management, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 View Persona Management.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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