Cleaning up a messy VMware installation

If you get stuck with a VMware installlation (Windows) somewhere between good and evil (e.g. the installer crashed during installation but before registering the uninstall information, and a new install run complains about an incomplete installation) here’s a knowledge base post by VMware which might help:

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=1308

The following worked for me:

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