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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,813
United States Rank #12,446
Reach 0.0523%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.28 days
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Average installed length: 469.36 days


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What is MATLAB R2012a?  (from The MathWorks)

MATLABĀ® 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 R2012a is a software program developed by The MathWorks. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 5.73 MB (6,006,206 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 23% of users of MATLAB R2012a 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\R2012a
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2012a\uninstall\bin\win32\uninstall.exe C:\Program Files\MATLAB\R2012a
Estimated size: 5.73 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MATLAB R2012a

  • setup.exe - setup
  • License.exe

How do I remove MATLAB R2012a?

You can uninstall MATLAB R2012a 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 R2012a, 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 R2012a.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.47%
Windows 10 28.34%
Windows XP 1.74%
Windows Vista 1.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.41%
Windows 7 Professional 15.45%
Windows 8.1 4.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.28%
Windows 8 Pro 3.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.28%
  Iran 7.63%
  India 5.00%
  Italy 4.52%
  Taiwan 4.34%
  Turkey 3.86%
  France 3.39%
  Germany 2.73%
  Spain 2.73%
  Brazil 2.45%
  United Kingdom 2.26%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Romania 1.79%
  Belgium 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.41%
Hewlett-Packard 22.46%
ASUS 17.59%
Acer 12.04%
Lenovo 7.98%
Toshiba 6.50%
Samsung 5.28%
MSI 1.22%
Intel 0.68%
Alienware 0.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.05%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.96%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.69%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 3.79%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.71%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.17%

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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