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How do I uninstall previous plug-ins VMRC from Windows browsers?

Question:

How do I uninstall previous VMware Remote Console (VMRC) plug-ins from Windows browsers?

It may be useful to occasionally remove the plug-in used to connect to the console of virtual machines so that the latest version will install on the next attempt to connect to the console.

Answer:

Only Internet Explorer supports the VMRC plug-in.

You can verify that the plug-in is installed in Internet Explore before uninstalling it.

Verify Plug-in
  1. Click Tools.
  2. Click Manage Add-ons.
  3. The Manage Add-ons window appears.

  4. Select Show of All add-ons.
  5. Select VMware Remote Console Plug-in.
  6. Information regarding the plug-in appears.
Uninstall Plug-in
  1. Click Start in Windows.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Control Panel appears.

  4. Click Programs and Features.
  5. Programs and Features appears.

  6. Select VMware Remote Console Plug-in.
  7. Click Uninstall.
  8. The Programs and Features confirmation dialog appears.

  9. Click Yes.
  10. The VMware Remote Console Plug-in installation program uninstalls the plug-in.

Note: If you have a directory of C:\Program Files\Common Files\VMware\VMware Remote Console Plug-in 5.1 with a subdirectory of Internet Explorer, you may remove that directory. That directory was used by earlier versions of the plug-in.

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