You have gotten this message because you are either downgrading VMware
Workstation, Player, or VIX, or because you attempted to run either
vmware-uninstall or vmware-uninstall-vix.
If you are downgrading, please uninstall all newer versions first, then
The vmware-uninstall* scripts have been deprecated. Instead, please use
vmware-installer --uninstall-product PRODUCT
vmware-installer -u PRODUCT
Where PRODUCT is one of vmware-workstation, vmware-player, or vmware-vix.
For a list of which products are installed, you may run:
[root@localhost ~]# vmware-installer -l
Product Name Product Version
[root@localhost ~]# vmware-installer -u vmware-workstation