Vmware Workstation Linux won't instal or uninstall

While trying to update VMWare WS to 7.1.4 I get the following error:

uninstallation of the Eclipse C/C++ Remote Debugging Plugin failed.  Check the log at /var/log/vmware-installer for details.

I can't roll back, or upgrade.
ByrneITAsked:
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IanThCommented:
do you have eclipse c/c+ remote debugging plugin

Eclipse is essentially a ide (intergrated development editor)

if yes there must be an incorrect file assotiation

so try removing eclipse first as if you do use eclipse its incorrectly installed you can install it afetr trying vmware ws update
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ajjmunozCommented:
Do a yum update. You'll most likely have problems there that are related to your vmware application problems. If anything, use RPM or YUM to uninstall the application cleanly and then install the new vmware.
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ByrneITAuthor Commented:
The solution is to do a manual uninstall by following the instructions here:

http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=38

Then install Workstation WITHOUT THE ECLIPSE PLUGIN. It does not work.
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ByrneITAuthor Commented:
Got this solution in the VMWare Forums, tried it, and it worked.
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