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Should I remove Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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10.1.2531.0 0.66%
10.0.1600.22 99.34%

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Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server

What is Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server?  (from Microsoft)

The SQL Writer Service provides added functionality for backup and restore of SQL Server through the Volume Shadow Copy Service framework. The SQL Writer Service is installed automatically. It must be running when the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) application requests a backup or restore. To configure the service, u...  Read more


Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 10.0.1600.22, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.78 MB (1,864,192 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 31% of users of Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server come from MA, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=90958
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sql server\100\shared
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1F25F81F-AFC4-4A38-9CD0-7F321BFDEDBC}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.78 MB
Language: French (France)

Program filesFiles installed by Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server

  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • instapi10.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server Instance API DLL)
  • sqlboot.dll - SQL Server Edition Settings DLL
  • sqldumper.exe - SQL External minidumper
  • sqlwriter.exe - SQL Server VSS Writer - 64 Bit
  • sqlvdi.dll - Virtual Device Interface for BACKUP/RESTORE
  • sqlwvss.dll - SQL VSS Writer VSS INTERACTION DLL
  • sqlwvss_xp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • sqlwriter.exe runs as a service named 'SQLWriter' (SQLWriter) "Provides the interface to backup/restore Microsoft SQL server through the Windows VSS infrastructure.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.48 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002404590%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013846%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010199%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:432
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server?

Quickly and completely remove Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server 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 Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server, 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 Enregistreur VSS Microsoft SQL Server.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.87%
Windows 8 17.88%
Windows XP 9.93%
Windows Vista 3.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.17%
Windows 7 Professional 24.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.93%
Windows 8 Pro 5.30%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.47% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 31.47%
  France 22.38%
  Canada 8.39%
  DZ 6.99%
  TN 6.29%
  Italy 5.59%
  Brazil 2.80%
  United States 2.80%
  Belgium 2.10%
  Poland 2.10%
  Hong Kong 0.70%
  CM 0.70%
  Greece 0.70%
  TG 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 25.00%
Dell 16.07%
ASUS 9.82%
Lenovo 3.57%
Samsung 3.57%
Intel 3.57%
Sahara 1.79%
Sony 1.79%
Toshiba 1.79%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 2.80%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.80%
HP 620 2.80%
LENOVO 20351 1.87%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.87%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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