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4.74 7.69%
4.40 23.08%
4.30 30.77%
4.21 30.77%

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Silicon Labs FLASH Programming Utilities


Silicon Labs FLASH Programming Utilities is a program developed by Silicon Laboratories. The most used version is 4.30, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is flashutil.exe. The software installer includes 43 files and is usually about 39.12 MB (41,019,164 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 86% of users of Silicon Labs FLASH Programming Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Switzerland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.silabs.com
Installation folder: C:\SiLabs\MCU
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2DEC2351-D9A6-4A28-B7EC-1D818B508D02}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 39.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Silicon Labs FLASH Programming Utilities

Program executable:flashutil.exe
Name:Silicon Laboratories Downloader Client Application
Path:C:\silabs\mcu\utilities\flash programming\static programmers\windows console\flashutil.exe
Additional files:
  • USBHID.dll - Silicon Laboratories, Inc. USBHID (USBHID)
  • IDE.exe - Silicon Laboratories IDE
  • CWC8051F55x_56x_57x.dll - CWC8051F55x_56x_57x Dynamic Link Library (CWC8051F55x_56x_57x DLL)
  • CWC8051F37x_39x.dll - CWC8051F37x_39x Dynamic Link Library (CWC8051F37x_39x DLL)
  • CWC8051F80x_83x.dll - CWC8051F80x_83x Dynamic Link Library (CWC8051F80x_83x DLL)
  • CWC8051F85x_86x.dll - CWC8051F85x_86x Dynamic Link Library (CWC8051F85x_86x DLL)
  • CWC8051F54x.dll - CWC8051F54x Dynamic Link Library (CWC8051F54x DLL)
  • CWC8051T620_1_6_7_T320_3.dll - Config2 CWC8051T620_1_6_7_T320_3 (CWC8051T620_1_6_7_T320_3 DLL)
  • CWC8051T622_3_T326_7.dll - Config2 CWC8051T622_3_T326_7 (CWC8051T622_3_T326_7 DLL)
  • CWC8051F336_7_8_9.dll - Config2 C8051F336_7_8_9 (CWC8051F336_7_8_9 DLL)
  • CWC8051F50x_51x.dll - Config2 CWC8051F50x_51x (CWC8051F50x_51x DLL)
  • CWC8051F52xA_53xA.dll - Config2 C8051F52xA_53xA (CWC8051F52xA_53xA DLL)
  • CWC8051F58x_59x.dll - Config2 CWC8051F58x_59x (CWC8051F58x_59x DLL)
  • CWC8051F70x_71x.dll - Config2 CWC8051F70x_71x (CWC8051F70x_71x DLL)
  • Config2.exe - Config2 Application
  • CWC8051F04x.dll - Config2 CWC8051F04x (CWC8051F04x DLL)
  • CWC8051F326_7.dll - Config2 C8051F326/7 (CWC8051F326_7 DLL)
  • CWC8051F38x.dll - Config2 CWC8051F38x (CWC8051F38x DLL)
  • CWSi106x_8x.dll - Config2 CWSi106x_8x (CWSi106x_8x DLL)
  • CWC8051F02x.dll - Config2 C8051F02x (CWC8051F02x DLL)
  • CWC8051F06x.dll - Config2 C8051F06x (CWC8051F06x DLL)
  • CWC8051F0xx.dll - Config2 C8051F0xx (CWC8051F0xx DLL)
  • CWC8051F12x.dll - Config2 C8051F12x (CWC8051F12x DLL)
  • CWC8051F13x.dll - Config2 C8051F13x (CWC8051F13x DLL)
  • CWC8051F2xx.dll - CWC8051F2xx DLL
  • CWC8051F30x.dll - Config2 C8051F30x (CWC8051F30x DLL)
  • CWC8051F31x.dll - Config2 C8051F31x (CWC8051F31x DLL)
  • CWC8051F32x.dll - Config2 C8051F32x (CWC8051F32x DLL)
  • CWC8051F33x.dll - Config2 C8051F33x (CWC8051F33x DLL)
  • CWC8051F34x.dll - Config2 C8051F34x (CWC8051F34x DLL)
  • CWC8051F35x.dll - Config2 C8051F35x (CWC8051F35x DLL)
  • CWC8051F36x.dll - Config2 C8051T36x (CWC8051F36x DLL)
  • CWC8051F41x.dll - Config2 C8051F41x (CWC8051F41x DLL)
  • CWC8051F9xx.dll - Config2 C8051F9xx (CWC8051f9xx DLL)
  • CWC8051T60x.dll - Config2 C8051T60x (CWC8051T60x DLL)
  • CWC8051T61x.dll - Config2 C8051T61x (CWC8051T61x DLL)
  • CWC8051T63x.dll - Config2 C8051T63x (CWC8051T63x DLL)
  • CWSi10xx.dll - Config2 CWSi10xx (CWSi10xx DLL)

How do I remove Silicon Labs FLASH Programming Utilities?

You can uninstall Silicon Labs FLASH Programming Utilities 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 Silicon Labs FLASH Programming Utilities, 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 Silicon Labs FLASH Programming Utilities.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 15%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 10 23.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.46%
Windows 7 Professional 23.08%
Windows 10 Pro 7.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.21%
  Taiwan 3.45%
  Switzerland 3.45%
  Hungary 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Lenovo 25.00%
Medion 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Dell 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard 8.33%
Common models
MSI MS-7673 8.33%
MEDION P961x 8.33%
LENOVO 42763LU 8.33%
LENOVO 4180DY1 8.33%
LENOVO 20206 8.33%
Gigabyte P35C-DS3R 8.33%

Publisher URL: www.silabs.com


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