MPLAB Tools v8.73a MPLAB Tools v8.73a

A way to uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.73a from your system

MPLAB Tools v8.73a is a Windows program. Read below about how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Microchip Technology Inc.. More data about Microchip Technology Inc. can be found here. Click on to get more facts about MPLAB Tools v8.73a on Microchip Technology Inc.'s website. Usually the MPLAB Tools v8.73a program is installed in the C:\Program Files\Microchip folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The entire uninstall command line for MPLAB Tools v8.73a is C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{003F0946-46C7-4EDD-93E7-021B1F80D26F}\setup.exe. The program's main executable file is titled MPLAB.exe and occupies 1.11 MB (1163264 bytes).

The following executable files are incorporated in MPLAB Tools v8.73a. They take 53.83 MB (56446803 bytes) on disk.

  • HCPIC-pro-9.80.exe (6.21 MB)
  • picc-9_81-win.exe (7.61 MB)
  • MpAM.exe (651.00 KB)
  • mp2cod.exe (1.00 MB)
  • mp2hex.exe (899.25 KB)
  • MPASMWIN.exe (942.50 KB)
  • mplib.exe (635.85 KB)
  • mplink.exe (447.43 KB)
  • _mplink.exe (1.48 MB)
  • pic30-strip.exe (13.50 KB)
  • pic30-readelf.exe (216.50 KB)
  • pic30-strings.exe (293.50 KB)
  • pic30-coff-ar.exe (215.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-as.exe (460.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-bin2hex.exe (198.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-ld.exe (571.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-nm.exe (250.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-objdump.exe (420.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-ranlib.exe (215.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-strip.exe (373.50 KB)
  • pic30-elf-ar.exe (308.50 KB)
  • pic30-elf-as.exe (557.00 KB)
  • pic30-elf-bin2hex.exe (291.50 KB)
  • pic30-elf-ld.exe (665.50 KB)
  • pic30-elf-nm.exe (343.00 KB)
  • pic30-elf-objdump.exe (525.00 KB)
  • pic30-elf-ranlib.exe (308.50 KB)
  • pic30-elf-strip.exe (479.00 KB)
  • pic32-addr2line.exe (650.81 KB)
  • ar.exe (673.14 KB)
  • as.exe (1.06 MB)
  • pic32-bin2hex.exe (648.33 KB)
  • pic32-c++filt.exe (650.08 KB)
  • pic32-conv.exe (76.13 KB)
  • pic32-cpp.exe (116.96 KB)
  • gcc.exe (114.92 KB)
  • pic32-gcov.exe (48.61 KB)
  • ld.exe (1,015.79 KB)
  • pic32-lm.exe (42.22 KB)
  • nm.exe (662.04 KB)
  • objcopy.exe (805.03 KB)
  • objdump.exe (945.20 KB)
  • ranlib.exe (673.14 KB)
  • pic32-readelf.exe (351.31 KB)
  • pic32-size.exe (654.87 KB)
  • pic32-strings.exe (652.36 KB)
  • strip.exe (805.03 KB)
  • upgrader.exe (37.00 KB)
  • cc1.exe (3.30 MB)
  • MCHPTags.exe (132.00 KB)
  • MPLAB.exe (1.11 MB)
  • ICDDebugScrub.exe (48.00 KB)
  • ICD3CMD.exe (72.00 KB)
  • PK3CMD.exe (72.00 KB)
  • PM3Cmd.exe (248.00 KB)
  • procmd.exe (132.00 KB)
  • RealICECMD.exe (72.00 KB)
  • vprocmd.exe (256.00 KB)
  • MSKCMD.exe (92.00 KB)
  • MPDocSelect.exe (40.00 KB)
  • ICE4KUpdate.exe (36.00 KB)
  • MPGather.exe (68.00 KB)
  • MPUsbClean.exe (112.00 KB)
  • MPUsbIRU.exe (80.00 KB)
  • SetDefaultMPLABStartup.exe (22.00 KB)
  • MPSwitch.exe (60.00 KB)
  • MPUsbSIn.exe (68.00 KB)
  • PICkit2V2.exe (512.00 KB)
  • PICkit3.exe (506.00 KB)
  • Ccsc.exe (3.34 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 8.73 of MPLAB Tools v8.73a. If you're planning to uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.73a you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip

Usually, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip\MpAM\51328a.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip\MpAM\51329a.pdf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip\MpAM\End User License Text.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip\MpAM\Modules\16rtcint.cls

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{0BBA52E2-D069-48A9-81D1-096AF1DA5965}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{18A020C5-DFF6-4A66-AE5D-8F99ABA983AF}

Use regedit.exe to delete the following additional registry values from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0396c0a1-9052-4e4f-8b84-ef0162b1b4e9}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{069BD372-6CA0-40d4-BF2F-5DC806D05083}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{08FC8DA9-C193-4FD5-9F84-374B6EA672B9}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0C155615-B197-4a4b-AEB6-343BB3F41A35}\InprocServer32\

How to uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.73a from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MPLAB Tools v8.73a is an application marketed by Microchip Technology Inc.. Some computer users decide to remove this program. Sometimes this is efortful because removing this by hand requires some know-how regarding Windows program uninstallation. One of the best SIMPLE approach to remove MPLAB Tools v8.73a is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows PC, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and general tool to clean your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find MPLAB Tools v8.73a or simply activate the Search feature and type in "MPLAB Tools v8.73a". The MPLAB Tools v8.73a app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select MPLAB Tools v8.73a in the list of apps, the following information about the program is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have about MPLAB Tools v8.73a, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details about the application you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
For example you can see that for MPLAB Tools v8.73a:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{003F0946-46C7-4EDD-93E7-021B1F80D26F}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. Confirm the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.73a.
Uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.73a

8. After removing MPLAB Tools v8.73a, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of MPLAB Tools v8.73a which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing MPLAB Tools v8.73a using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove MPLAB Tools v8.73a by Microchip Technology Inc. from your PC, we are not saying that MPLAB Tools v8.73a by Microchip Technology Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove MPLAB Tools v8.73a in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-08-14 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-14 17:38:16.877