MPLAB Tools v8.85 MPLAB Tools v8.85

A guide to uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.85 from your PC

MPLAB Tools v8.85 is a computer program. This page holds details on how to remove it from your computer. It was created for Windows by Microchip Technology Inc.. Check out here where you can find out more on Microchip Technology Inc.. More info about the app MPLAB Tools v8.85 can be seen at . MPLAB Tools v8.85 is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip directory, however this location can differ a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. You can uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.85 by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{83E5EC05-34DB-452B-96DE-10C865E72F90}\setup.exe. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. MPLAB.exe is the MPLAB Tools v8.85's primary executable file and it occupies close to 1.11 MB (1163264 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed together with MPLAB Tools v8.85. They occupy about 83.81 MB (87885245 bytes) on disk.

  • MpAM.exe (651.00 KB)
  • mp2cod.exe (943.68 KB)
  • mp2hex.exe (788.39 KB)
  • MPASMWIN.exe (947.00 KB)
  • mplib.exe (699.25 KB)
  • mplink.exe (468.62 KB)
  • _mplink.exe (1.70 MB)
  • pic30-strip.exe (13.50 KB)
  • pic30-readelf.exe (216.50 KB)
  • pic30-strings.exe (294.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-ar.exe (216.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-as.exe (460.50 KB)
  • pic30-coff-bin2hex.exe (199.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-ld.exe (572.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-nm.exe (251.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-objdump.exe (420.50 KB)
  • pic30-coff-ranlib.exe (216.00 KB)
  • pic30-coff-strip.exe (374.00 KB)
  • pic30-elf-ar.exe (310.00 KB)
  • pic30-elf-as.exe (557.50 KB)
  • pic30-elf-bin2hex.exe (293.00 KB)
  • pic30-elf-ld.exe (667.00 KB)
  • pic30-elf-nm.exe (344.50 KB)
  • pic30-elf-objdump.exe (525.50 KB)
  • pic30-elf-ranlib.exe (310.00 KB)
  • pic30-elf-strip.exe (480.00 KB)
  • pic32-addr2line.exe (695.78 KB)
  • ar.exe (716.67 KB)
  • as.exe (1.22 MB)
  • pic32-bin2hex.exe (693.22 KB)
  • pic32-c++filt.exe (694.98 KB)
  • pic32-conv.exe (78.75 KB)
  • pic32-cpp.exe (312.33 KB)
  • pic32-elfedit.exe (98.26 KB)
  • gcc.exe (310.26 KB)
  • pic32-gcov.exe (103.48 KB)
  • ld.exe (1.06 MB)
  • pic32-lm.exe (42.80 KB)
  • nm.exe (707.94 KB)
  • objcopy.exe (854.77 KB)
  • objdump.exe (1.01 MB)
  • ranlib.exe (716.67 KB)
  • pic32-readelf.exe (355.11 KB)
  • pic32-size.exe (700.27 KB)
  • pic32-strings.exe (697.75 KB)
  • strip.exe (854.77 KB)
  • upgrader.exe (37.00 KB)
  • cc1.exe (22.77 MB)
  • collect2.exe (173.02 KB)
  • lto-wrapper.exe (85.21 KB)
  • lto1.exe (22.36 MB)
  • fixincl.exe (206.17 KB)
  • 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 (252.00 KB)
  • procmd.exe (132.00 KB)
  • RealICECMD.exe (72.00 KB)
  • vprocmd.exe (264.00 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)
  • MPUsbSin64.exe (85.00 KB)
  • Ccsc.exe (3.34 MB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 8.85 of MPLAB Tools v8.85. Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.85.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Microchip

The files below are left behind on your disk by MPLAB Tools v8.85's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\UserNameureau\MPLAUserName IDE v8.85.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Menu Démarrer\Programmes\Microchip\MPLAUserName C32\C LiUserNamerary Guide.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Menu Démarrer\Programmes\Microchip\MPLAUserName C32\Peripheral LiUserNamerary Guide.lnk
  • C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Menu Démarrer\Programmes\Microchip\MPLAUserName C32\Users Guide.lnk

Usually the following registry keys will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLiUserName\{0UserNameUserNameA52E2-D069-48A9-81D1-096AF1DA5965}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLiUserName\{18A020C5-DFF6-4A66-AE5D-8F99AUserNameA983AF}

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following values:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0396c0a1-9052-4e4f-8UserName84-ef0162UserName1UserName4e9}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{069UserNameD372-6CA0-40d4-UserNameF2F-5DC806D05083}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{08FC8DA9-C193-4FD5-9F84-374UserName6EA672UserName9}\InprocServer32\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0C155615-UserName197-4a4UserName-AEUserName6-343UserNameUserName3F41A35}\InprocServer32\

A way to remove MPLAB Tools v8.85 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

MPLAB Tools v8.85 is an application by the software company Microchip Technology Inc.. Some users choose to remove this application. This is hard because deleting this manually requires some advanced knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best SIMPLE approach to remove MPLAB Tools v8.85 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to get familiar with the program's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system optimizer.

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

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs feature
Go to Uninstall Programs

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

6. Navigate the list of applications until you find MPLAB Tools v8.85 or simply activate the Search field and type in "MPLAB Tools v8.85". If it exists on your system the MPLAB Tools v8.85 application will be found automatically. Notice that when you select MPLAB Tools v8.85 in the list of programs, some data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding MPLAB Tools v8.85, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for MPLAB Tools v8.85:

  • The publisher is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{83E5EC05-34DB-452B-96DE-10C865E72F90}\setup.exe
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will show up. accept the uninstall by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove MPLAB Tools v8.85.
Uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.85

8. After removing MPLAB Tools v8.85, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of MPLAB Tools v8.85 that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing MPLAB Tools v8.85 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.85 by Microchip Technology Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that MPLAB Tools v8.85 by Microchip Technology Inc. is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall MPLAB Tools v8.85 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' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 09:01:20.177