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Should I remove VMware vSphere CLI?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,493
United States Rank #19,832
Reach 0.0115%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 394.78 days
1172.63 days >
Average installed length: 616.13 days


VersionDistribution 0.88% 0.88% 3.10% 4.42% 4.87% 11.06% 2.21% 3.54% 24.78% 10.18% 10.18% 23.89%

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VMware vSphere CLI

What is VMware vSphere CLI?  (from VMware)

The vSphere Command-Line Interface (vSphere CLI) command set allows you to run common system administration commands against ESX/ESXi systems from any machine with network access to those systems. You can also run most vSphere CLI commands against a vCenter Server system and target any ESX/ESXi system that vCenter Serv...  Read more


VMware vSphere CLI is a software program developed by VMware. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 13.8 MB (14,472,704 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 41% of users of VMware vSphere CLI come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vmware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vmware\vmware vsphere cli\perl\lib\wsman\stubs
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E60422F6-23F5-446A-B26D-70FF3092BF84}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.8 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VMware vSphere CLI

  • 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/)
  • sspicom.dll - VMware SSPI COM Client
  • esxcli.exe
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libxml2.dll
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • python26.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • w9xpopen.exe

How do I remove VMware vSphere CLI?

You can uninstall VMware vSphere CLI 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 vSphere CLI, 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 vSphere CLI.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.49%
Windows 10 30.09%
Windows XP 3.54%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 41.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.22%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.44%
Windows 10 Pro 6.22%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 3.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.09%
  Germany 8.14%
  France 7.75%
  Netherlands 3.88%
  Australia 3.10%
  Switzerland 2.33%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Spain 1.94%
  Italy 1.94%
  Belgium 1.94%
  Israel 1.94%
  Brazil 1.55%
  Norway 1.55%
  Japan 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.22%
Hewlett-Packard 32.68%
Lenovo 10.46%
Intel 5.23%
ASUS 5.23%
Alienware 0.65%
Samsung 0.65%
Acer 0.65%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 5.84%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.92%
Dell Latitude E6320 2.92%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.19%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.19%
Dell OptiPlex 990 2.19%

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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