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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,681
United States Rank #11,082
Reach 0.0536%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 45.34 days
493.42 days >
Average installed length: 259.25 days


7.12 100.00%


What is MATLAB R2011a?  (from The MathWorks)

MATLAB® is a high-level language and interactive environment for numerical computation, visualization, and programming. Using MATLAB, you can analyze data, develop algorithms, and create models and applications. The language, tools, and built-in math functions enable you to explore multiple approaches and reach a solut...  Read more


MATLAB R2011a is a program developed by The MathWorks. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is vs_professional_download.exe. The software installer includes 108 files and is usually about 5.07 MB (5,316,630 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 27% of users of MATLAB R2011a come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mathworks.com
Help link: www.mathworks.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2011a
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2011a\uninstall\bin\win64\uninstall.exe C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2011a
Estimated size: 5.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MATLAB R2011a

Program executable:vs_professional_download.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2011a\vs_professional_download.exe
Additional files:
  • deactivate_matlab.exe - Deactivation Module
  • activate_matlab.exe - Activation Module
  • cgir_hdl.dll - Stateflow (Stateflow/MeCoder Shared IR)
  • matlab.exe - MATLAB (MATLAB Starter Application)
  • java_launcher.dll - setup (launcher)
  • mupad.exe - MuPAD (MuPAD(TM))
  • activation.dll
  • MLM.exe - MLM daemon
  • uninstall.exe - MATLAB uninstaller
  • acml.dll
  • activeset.dll
  • add_candb_dsn_jni.dll
  • asynciocore.dll
  • asyncioimpl.dll
  • awt.dll (by Sun Microsystems) - Java(TM) Platform SE 6 U17 (Java(TM) Platform SE binary)
  • barrierqplp.dll
  • boost_date_time-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_filesystem-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_graph-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_iostreams-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_math_c99f-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_math_c99l-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_math_c99-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_math_tr1f-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_math_tr1l-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_math_tr1-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_prg_exec_monitor-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_program_options-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_regex-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_serialization-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_signals-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_system-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_thread-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_unit_test_framework-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_wave-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • boost_wserialization-vc90-mt-1_40.dll
  • bootdisk.exe
  • BuilderJABootstrap.dll
  • Cdbmsmo.dll (by Vector Informatik GmbH) - 32-Bit CANdbms for Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP
  • cgir_algorithm.dll
  • cgir_cgel.dll
  • cgir_cpp_emitter.dll
  • cgir_eml_emitter.dll
  • cgir_fe.dll
  • cgir_plc.dll
  • clrcheck.exe
  • cmm.dll (by Eastman Kodak Company) - KODAK DIGITAL SCIENCE Java CMM
  • dcpr.dll (by Sun Microsystems)
  • deploy.dll - Java(TM) Deployment Library
  • deploytk.dll
  • dotnetinst.dll
  • dskwrite.exe
  • dt_shmem.dll
  • dt_socket.dll
  • eula.dll - EULA
  • fake-cmd.x86-win32.exe
  • flic.exe
  • FontInstaller.exe (by SciFace Software) - MuPAD Fonts (MuPAD Fonts Setup)
  • fontmanager.dll
  • gen-gui-files.cx86-mingw32.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • jp2ssv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper' with the class of {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9}.
Scheduled Task
  • lmtools.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{46995FDC-2FA9-4778-A6C9-63621F2EE2F5}' (runs on registration).
  • lmgrd.exe runs as a service named 'CitiXsys License Server' (CitiXsys License Server) "CitiXsys License Server".

How do I remove MATLAB R2011a?

You can uninstall MATLAB R2011a from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MATLAB R2011a, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove MATLAB R2011a.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by MATLAB R2011a you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.39%
Windows 10 26.49%
Windows XP 1.89%
Windows Vista 1.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.28%
Windows 7 Professional 15.26%
Windows 8.1 4.55%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.36%
Windows 8 Pro 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.07%
  Iran 5.70%
  India 4.45%
  Italy 3.74%
  Canada 3.38%
  United Kingdom 3.21%
  Brazil 2.94%
  Israel 2.58%
  France 2.40%
  Turkey 2.14%
  Germany 1.96%
  Greece 1.87%
  Spain 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.12%
Hewlett-Packard 23.12%
ASUS 17.61%
Acer 13.04%
Lenovo 7.66%
Toshiba 5.91%
Samsung 4.70%
Intel 1.08%
Sony 0.54%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.68%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.08%
ASUSTeK K53SV 3.48%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.67%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.41%

About (from The MathWorks, Inc.)

MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software for engineers and scientists
Publisher URL: www.mathworks.com


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