A way to uninstall MATLAB R2010a from your PC

MATLAB R2010a is a computer program. This page is comprised of details on how to remove it from your computer. It was created for Windows by The MathWorks, Inc.. Open here for more details on The MathWorks, Inc.. Click on to get more info about MATLAB R2010a on The MathWorks, Inc.'s website. The program is frequently found in the C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2010a directory (same installation drive as Windows). MATLAB R2010a's complete uninstall command line is C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2010a\uninstall\uninstall.exe C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2010a. The application's main executable file occupies 172.00 KB (176128 bytes) on disk and is labeled matlab.exe.

MATLAB R2010a is comprised of the following executables which occupy 193.25 MB (202632735 bytes) on disk:

  • matlab.exe (172.00 KB)
  • activate_matlab.exe (152.26 KB)
  • cpucount.exe (7.00 KB)
  • ctfxlauncher.exe (141.00 KB)
  • ctfxwlauncher.exe (141.50 KB)
  • ctfx_starter.exe (242.50 KB)
  • deploytool.exe (45.00 KB)
  • gmake.exe (204.00 KB)
  • lmutil.exe (1.63 MB)
  • MATLAB.exe (157.00 KB)
  • mcc.exe (1.45 MB)
  • mlint.exe (7.00 KB)
  • mpiexec.exe (1.46 MB)
  • mwdot.exe (441.50 KB)
  • mwneato.exe (374.50 KB)
  • mwtwopi.exe (382.00 KB)
  • PrintImage.exe (78.50 KB)
  • smpd.exe (1.44 MB)
  • unzip.exe (178.50 KB)
  • vcredist_x64.exe (3.03 MB)
  • VCRT_check.exe (11.00 KB)
  • zip.exe (168.00 KB)
  • mwunzipsfx.exe (129.50 KB)
  • envcheck.exe (151.00 KB)
  • MemShieldStarter.exe (68.00 KB)
  • mwregsvr.exe (8.00 KB)
  • openjade.exe (380.00 KB)
  • java-rmi.exe (31.50 KB)
  • java.exe (162.00 KB)
  • javacpl.exe (43.50 KB)
  • javaw.exe (162.00 KB)
  • javaws.exe (177.50 KB)
  • jbroker.exe (84.00 KB)
  • jp2launcher.exe (15.50 KB)
  • jucheck.exe (419.00 KB)
  • jureg.exe (41.00 KB)
  • jusched.exe (166.50 KB)
  • keytool.exe (32.50 KB)
  • kinit.exe (32.50 KB)
  • klist.exe (32.50 KB)
  • ktab.exe (32.50 KB)
  • orbd.exe (32.50 KB)
  • pack200.exe (32.50 KB)
  • policytool.exe (32.50 KB)
  • rmid.exe (32.50 KB)
  • rmiregistry.exe (32.50 KB)
  • servertool.exe (32.50 KB)
  • ssvagent.exe (14.50 KB)
  • tnameserv.exe (32.50 KB)
  • unpack200.exe (144.00 KB)
  • a2p.exe (88.08 KB)
  • perl5.8.8.exe (44.08 KB)
  • perlglob.exe (16.09 KB)
  • wperl.exe (44.08 KB)
  • extractCTF.exe (10.50 KB)
  • MCRInstaller.exe (157.43 MB)
  • MCRRegCOMComponent.exe (7.00 KB)
  • grantlogon.exe (10.00 KB)
  • mdced.exe (83.00 KB)
  • passwordprompt.exe (9.00 KB)
  • serviceStatus.exe (18.00 KB)
  • GACInstaller.exe (12.00 KB)
  • AMCap.exe (56.00 KB)
  • rsim_gui.exe (103.95 KB)
  • orbisnap.exe (442.50 KB)
  • vrbuild2.exe (4.50 MB)
  • sftee.exe (86.00 KB)
  • mmg.exe (194.50 KB)
  • mupad.exe (8.39 MB)
  • mupkern.exe (2.34 MB)
  • deactivate_matlab.exe (148.26 KB)
  • uninstall.exe (31.26 KB) to view all...

This data is about MATLAB R2010a version 7.10 only. If you're planning to uninstall MATLAB R2010a you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall MATLAB R2010a from your PC:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\MATLAB
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall MATLAB R2010a:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\cwdhistory.m
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\dastudio.prf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\history.m
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\matlab.prf
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\MATLABDesktop.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\matlabprefs.mat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\MLintDefaultSettings.txt
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\MLintFailureFiles
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\plotpickercache.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\Pre2009bWindowsDefaults.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\publish_configurations.m
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\run_configurations.m
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\shortcuts.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\sl_library_browser_favorite\slblocks.m
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\sl_library_browser_lockfile
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\sl_library_browser_repos\0da127a5825d360c8ffb9b36ec7e598f781b5d0b\lb_Most_20Frequently_20Used_20Blocks_manifest.rps
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\sl_library_browser_repos\0da127a5825d360c8ffb9b36ec7e598f781b5d0b\Most Frequently Used Blocks_lock_file
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\toolbox_cache-7.10.0-1616478865-win32.xml
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\MathWorks\MATLAB\R2010a\WebRenderer\pluginreg.dat
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\User Pinned\ImplicitAppShortcuts\b88be1ac11ba8fe\MATLAB R2010a.lnk

Registry that is not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.fig\OpenWithList\matlab.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mat\OpenWithList\matlab.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.mdl\OpenWithList\matlab.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\matlab.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Matlab.Application
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Matlab.Desktop.Application
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech\OrganizationDefaults\Qt Factory Cache 4.5\com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface:\D:\MATLAB
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Trolltech\OrganizationDefaults\Qt Plugin Cache 4.5.false\D:\MATLAB
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MatlabR2010a

How to uninstall MATLAB R2010a with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MATLAB R2010a is a program marketed by the software company The MathWorks, Inc.. Frequently, computer users decide to uninstall this program. Sometimes this is difficult because doing this manually requires some skill related to removing Windows programs manually. The best SIMPLE solution to uninstall MATLAB R2010a is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows PC.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate MATLAB R2010a or simply activate the Search field and type in "MATLAB R2010a". The MATLAB R2010a app will be found very quickly. After you click MATLAB R2010a in the list , some information about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other people have about MATLAB R2010a, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for MATLAB R2010a:

  • The web site of the application is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2010a\uninstall\uninstall.exe C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2010a
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove MATLAB R2010a.
Uninstall MATLAB R2010a

8. After removing MATLAB R2010a, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to perform the cleanup. All the items that belong MATLAB R2010a that have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By uninstalling MATLAB R2010a with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to remove MATLAB R2010a by The MathWorks, Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that MATLAB R2010a by The MathWorks, Inc. is not a good software application. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove MATLAB R2010a supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-18 22:05:18.823