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BDE Borland Database Engine


BDE Borland Database Engine is a software program developed by Luzius Schneider. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named vcredist.exe. The setup package generally installs about 105 files and is usually about 222.66 MB (233,476,592 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 28% of users of BDE Borland Database Engine come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.luziusschneider.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A2D2BDA3-3DE0-4817-BCE9-8A657FB46829}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 222.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BDE Borland Database Engine

Program executable:vcredist.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\vcredist.exe
Additional files:
  • CoreFP.dll (by Apple) - CoreFP
  • DirectDB.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Direct Database API
  • FreeStudioManager.exe (by DvdVideoSoft) - Free Studio (FreeStudioManager)
  • msadce.dll (by Microsoft) - OLE DB Cursor Engine
  • msadcer.dll - OLE DB Cursor Engine Resources
  • msadco.dll - Remote Data Services Data Control
  • msadcor.dll - Remote Data Services Data Control Resources
  • MSADDNDR.DLL - AddInDesigner Object Library (AddInDesigner)
  • msadds.dll - OLE DB Data Shape Provider
  • msaddsr.dll - OLE DB Data Shape Provider Resources
  • msader15.dll - ActiveX Data Objects Resources
  • msado15.dll - ActiveX Data Objects
  • msadomd.dll - ActiveX Data Objects (Multi-Dimensional)
  • msador15.dll - Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects Recordset
  • msadox.dll - ActiveX Data Objects Extensions
  • msadrh15.dll - ActiveX Data Objects Rowset Helper
  • msdaprsr.dll - OLE DB Persistence Services Resources
  • msdaprst.dll - OLE DB Persistence Services
  • msdarem.dll - OLE DB Remote Provider
  • msdaremr.dll - OLE DB Remote Provider Resources
  • msdfmap.dll - Data Factory Handler
  • msjro.dll - Jet and Replication Objects
  • wab32.dll - Microsoft (R) Contacts DLL
  • wab32res.dll
  • aacadec.dll (by MainConcept AG) - MPEG-4 AAC audio decoder library
  • ArcAD.dll (by ArcSoft) - ArcSoft Connect (ArcSoft Connect AD Surpport)
  • ArcCon.dll (by ArcSoft)
  • AudioPlayer.dll (by Sonic Solutions) - Sonic DMX (SonicAudioPlayer.dll)
  • CinemasterAudio.DLL (by Sonic Solutions) - SonicHDAudio
  • CinemasterVideo.DLL - Sonic HD Video Decoder (CinemasterVideo)
  • dsfFLACDecoder.dll
  • dsfFLACEncoder.dll
  • dsfNativeFLACSource.dll
  • dsfOggDemux2.dll
  • dsfVorbisDecoder.dll
  • E_ADDNET.EXE (by SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION) - EPSON Ebapi Network Setup (Ebapi Network Installer)
  • EB_SET05.EXE (by SEIKO EPSON COPRORATION) - EBAPI (EPSON Bi-Directional Application Programming Interface)
  • EMC_Autoplay.dll - AutoPlay handler resources - Dynamic Link Library
  • ewconvert2.dll (by e.World Technology) - ewconvert
  • ewsqlx2.dll (by e.World Technology) - e.World SQL Library
  • ewutils.dll (by e.World Technology Limited) - e.World Utils
  • GdiPlus.dll - Microsoft GDI+
  • infql2.dll (by Authentec) - Protector Suite 2012 (Infrastructure utility library)
  • lpuninstall.exe (by LastPass) - LastPass Installer
  • MagCore.dll - ArcSoft MagCore (MagCore)
  • MagicFrame.dll - ArcSoft MagicFrame (MagicFrame)
  • MagPCMac.dll - ArcSoft MagPCMac (MagPCMac)
  • magPltfm.dll - ArcSoft magPltfm (magPltfm)
  • MagUICommon.dll - ArcSoft MagUICommon (MagUICommon)
  • MagUICommonET.dll - ArcSoft MagUICommonET (MagUICommonET)
  • MagUIEngine.dll - ArcSoft MagUIEngine (MagUIEngine)
  • MagUIImage.dll - ArcSoft MagUIImage (MagUIImage)
  • MagUIInter.dll - ArcSoft MagUIInter (MagUIInter)
  • msadcf.dll - Remote Data Services Data Factory
  • msadcfr.dll - Remote Data Services Data Factory Resources
  • msadcs.dll - Remote Data Services ISAPI Library
  • msdadc.dll - OLE DB Data Conversion Stub
  • msdaenum.dll - OLE DB Root Enumerator Stub
  • msdaer.dll - OLE DB Error Collection Stub
  • MSDAERR.DLL - Microsoft OLE DB (Microsoft OLE DB Error Collection Localized Strings)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • SteamService.exe runs as a service named 'Steam Client Service' (Steam Client Service) "Steam Client Service monitors and updates Steam content".

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Or, you can uninstall BDE Borland Database Engine 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BDE Borland Database Engine, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 BDE Borland Database Engine.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows 8 8.33%
Windows XP 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.83%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.17%
Windows 8 Pro 4.17%
Windows 8.1 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.59% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 27.59%
  United States 24.14%
  Mexico 6.90%
  Austria 3.45%
  Belgium 3.45%
  Spain 3.45%
  Greece 3.45%
  Hungary 3.45%
  Indonesia 3.45%
  IQ 3.45%
  Japan 3.45%
  Philippines 3.45%
  Singapore 3.45%
  Slovenia 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 18.18%
Acer 18.18%
Toshiba 13.64%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Gateway 4.55%
Dell 4.55%
Sahara 4.55%
Medion 4.55%
Lenovo 4.55%
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