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Should I remove VMware vSphere Web Client?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VMware vSphere Web Client

What is VMware vSphere Web Client?  (from VMware)

The vSphere Web Client enables you to connect to a vCenter Server system to manage an ESXi host through a browser. The vSphere Web Client requires a 64-bit operating system for installation.


VMware vSphere Web Client is a program developed by VMware. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 84 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 76% of users of VMware vSphere Web Client come from the United States, it is also popular in Spain and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vmware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VMware\Infrastructure\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{0A94097F-6DE2-484D-A2B2-ADAF51CC3FDF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by VMware vSphere Web Client

  • vdcrepadmin.exe - VMware Directory Replication Admin Tool
  • VMware-ClientIntegrationPlugin-5.5.0.exe - VMware Client Integration Plug-in 5.5.0 (VMware installation launcher)
  • deployPkg.dll - VMware Virtual Image Editing Framework (VMware Deployment Package Library)
  • vdcsetupldu.exe - VMware Directory SetupLDU Tool
  • vlicheck64.dll - VMware License Infrastructure (VMware License Verification)
  • vmlicense.dll - VMware License Library
  • vdcbackup.exe - VMware Directory Backup Tool
  • libvmdirclient.dll - VMware Directory Client DLL
  • vdcadmintool.exe - VMware Directory Admin Tool
  • vdccleanup.exe - VMware Directory Promo Tool (VMware Directory Cleanup Tool)
  • vdcmerge.exe - VMware Directory Merge Tool
  • vdcpromo.exe
  • vdcsplit.exe - VMware Directory Split Tool
  • vmdird.exe - VMware Directory Service
  • libvmkdcclient.dll - VMware KDC Client DLL
  • vmkdc_admin.exe - VMware KDC Admin Tool
  • jwinauth.dll - VMware VirtualCenter
  • pbmtypes.dll - VMware PBM API Types Library
  • smstypes.dll - VMware SMS API Types Library
  • types.dll - VMware VI API Types Library
  • vmacore.dll - Application Framework
  • vmomi.dll - Communications Subsystem
  • vpx-ilo.dll - vpxd ilo library
  • vpx-ipmi.dll - vpxd ipmi library
  • vmkdcd.exe - VMWare KDC Service (VMware KDC Service)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • vmdird.exe runs as a service named 'VMware Directory Service' (VMWareDirectoryService) "VMware Directory Service".
  • vmkdcd.exe runs as a service named 'VMware Kdc Service' (VMwareKdcService) "VMware Kdc Service".

How do I remove VMware vSphere Web Client?

You can uninstall VMware vSphere Web 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VMware vSphere Web Client, 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 Web Client.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 10 31%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.75%
Windows 10 31.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 25.00%
Windows Server 2008 R2 En... 18.75%
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 18.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.75%
Windows 10 Enterprise 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.76%
  Spain 6.06%
  Australia 3.03%
  Kuwait 3.03%
  Iran 3.03%
  China 3.03%
  Netherlands 3.03%
  Slovenia 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 61.54%
Hewlett-Packard 23.08%
Acer 15.38%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 46.67%
INTEL DP43TF 6.67%
HP ProLiant DL380 G7 6.67%
Acer Aspire M7721 6.67%
HP ProBook 4740s 6.67%

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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