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What is vmware-vmx.exe?

Vmware-vmx.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if vmware-vmx.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

Vmware-vmx.exe file information

The process known as VMware Workstation VMX or VMware Server VMX belongs to software VMware Workstation or VMware Server by VMware (www.vmware.com).

Description: Vmware-vmx.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file vmware-vmx.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 4,931,584 bytes (35% of all occurrences), 5,079,040 bytes and 6 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/vmware-vmx.exe.html 
The program is not visible. Vmware-vmx.exe is not a Windows core file. The program can be removed using the control panel Add\Remove programs applet. Vmware-vmx.exe is able to connect to the Internet, record inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 34% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If you experience any issues with installation of vmware-vmx.exe, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs ⇒ VMware Workstation.

Recommended: Identify vmware-vmx.exe related errors

If vmware-vmx.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows\System32, the security rating is 72% dangerous. The file size is 57,344 bytes. There is no information about the author of the file. It is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program has no visible window. The vmware-vmx.exe file is not a Windows core file.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as vmware-vmx.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder, for example TROJ_GEN.R02SC0DLI13 (detected by TrendMicro), and Trojan.Win32.StartServ.dd (detected by Kaspersky). Therefore, you should check the vmware-vmx.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

This is an instance of a VM running under VMware GSX server
  D. Kaln├Žs   (further information)
VMWare Workstation Software (host Virtual OSs)
  John W   (further information)

Summary: Average user rating of vmware-vmx.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
2 users think vmware-vmx.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application.

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