VMware OS Optimization Tool

VMware OS Optimization Tool helps optimize Windows 7/8/2008/2012/10 systems for use with VMware Horizon View. The optimization tool includes customizable templates to enable or disable Windows system services and features, per VMware recommendations and best practices, across multiple systems. Since most Windows system services are enabled by default, the optimization tool can be used to easily disable unnecessary services and features to improve performance.

You can perform the following actions using the VMware OS Optimization Tool:

  • Local Analyze/Optimize
  • Remote Analyze
  • Optimization History and Rollback
  • Managing Templates


Public Templates: You can share your templates, or get templates from the community


  • Windows 7/8/10, Windows Server 2008 R2/2012/2016
  • NET Framework 3.5, SP1.
  • Download file from Download button
  • Double-click to install. Follow instructions from there.

The VMware OS Optimization Tool guide and the Remote Analysis Tool User Guide are both available from the Download drop-down menu.

For more information, please see the Windows Optimization Guide (PDF)