What is VM Player.exe?

VM Player.exe is part of VMwareinstallationlauncher and developed by VMware, Inc. according to the VM Player.exe file information. In certain cases, malicious trackers and scripts can disguise themselves as legitimate files, like VM Player.exe, leading to glitches, overload and system malfunctions.

In such cases, VM Player.exe can create unnecessary records and folders in the Windows registry. Check your PC to eliminate possible application conflicts and system failures.

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VM Player.exe's description is "VMwareinstallationlauncher".

VM Player.exe is digitally signed by VMware, Inc..

VM Player.exe is an .exe file.

VM Player.exe is usually located in the following folder:

%HOMEPATH%\Downloads\VM Player.exe

VM Player.exe basic information

Description
VMwareinstallationlauncher
Internal Name
setup
Version
15.5.6
Company
Hash
9577FF8209D94BD2AE2A65FB30ECB3AF

VM Player.exe running processes

%TMP%\{4DA64581-4716-4F07-84D8-3E7BD805690E}~setup\vcredist_x86.exe
%TMP%\{4DA64581-4716-4F07-84D8-3E7BD805690E}~setup\vcredist_x64.exe

VM Player.exe actions

List of the actions VM Player.exe executes on a user's PC
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\\InstallPath64
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\\BuildNumber
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\\ProductVersion
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\\InstallPath
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\\Core
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ThinPrint\TPClnRDP
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ThinPrint\TPClnRDP\\SISActive
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ThinPrint\TPClnRDP\\ClientMode
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ThinPrint\Client
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ThinPrint\Client\\DefaultState
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ThinPrint\Client\\DefPrintState
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ThinPrint\Client\\WatchPrinters
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ThinPrint\TPClnVM
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ThinPrint\TPClnVM\\ClientMode
new registry key parameter created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\VMware KVM
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\de
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\de-ch
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\vmx86
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\vmx86\Win7
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\vmx86\Win7\vmx86.cat
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\vmx86\Win7\vmx86.inf
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\vmx86\Win7\vmx86.sys
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\vmx86\Win7\vmx86ver.dll
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\es
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\fi
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\fr
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\fr-be
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\fr-ch
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\is
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\it
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\VMware\vnckeymap\jp
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\ThinPrint
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\ThinPrint\TPPrintTicket.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\ThinPrint\tpview.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\ThinPrint\tpviewdeu.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\ThinPrint\TPViewjpn.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB\x64
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\hcmon
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\hcmon\Win7
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\hcmon\Win7\hcmon.cat
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\hcmon\Win7\hcmon.inf
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\hcmon\Win7\hcmon.sys
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\hcmon\Win7\hcmonver.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X64)%\Common Files\VMware\Drivers\vmusb
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB\vmware-usbarbitrator.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB\vmware-usbarbitrator64.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB\vnetlib.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB\vnetlib.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB\DriverCache
new catalogue created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB\DriverCache\vnetlib.dll
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB\DriverCache\vnetlib.exe
new file created
%PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Common Files\VMware\USB\DriverCache\vnetlib64.dll
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\VMware
new catalogue created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\VMware\VMware Workstation 15 Player.lnk
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\VMware\~Mware Workstation 15 Player.tmp
new file created
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\VMware\VMware Workstation 15 Player.lnk
file renamed
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\Field2
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\Cpt
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\ProductID
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\LicenseVersion
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\LicenseType
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\LicenseEdition
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\Epoch
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\Option
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\Data
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\DataHash
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e1.201805\\Hash
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\StartFields
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\Field2
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\Cpt
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\ProductID
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\LicenseVersion
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\LicenseType
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\LicenseEdition
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\Epoch
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\Option
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\Data
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\DataHash
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e2.201805\\Hash
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\StartFields
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\Field2
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\Cpt
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\ProductID
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\LicenseVersion
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\LicenseType
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\LicenseEdition
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\Epoch
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\Option
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\Data
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\DataHash
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\Hash
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e3.201804\\Hash2
new registry key parameter created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e4.201804
new registry key created
(x32)HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\VMware, Inc.\VMware Player\Dormant\License.player.15.0.e4.201804\\StartFields
new registry key parameter created

VM Player.exe actions

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VM Player.exe's virus check

76%

of antivirus scans don't detect any virus in it

20%

of antivirus scans detect it as a potentially unwanted program

4%

of antivirus scans detect a virus in it

VM Player.exe user rating

74%

of users rate VM Player.exe as a useful program

23%

of users find VM Player.exe to be a potentially unwanted program

3%

of users find VM Player.exe to be malicious or a scam

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