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VersionDistribution
9.00.2047.00 20.59%
9.00.1399.06 79.41%

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor English

Overview

Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor English is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 9.00.1399.06, 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. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is SQLEXPR.EXE. The software installer includes 129 files and is usually about 563.66 MB (591,038,786 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 52% of users of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor English come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=52160
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{51759BA2-9C73-4B8F-A2C3-B72982B25426}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 563.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor English

Program executable:SQLEXPR.EXE
Name:Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Express Edition
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\SQLEXPR.EXE
MD5:1fb1afc37dc6e74e6565bed0e1c0636d
Additional files:
  • SQLEXPR.EXE - Microsoft SQL 2005 Server Express Edition
  • SAC.exe - Microsoft SQL Server Surface Area Configuration command line utility
  • SQLdiag.exe - Microsoft SQL Server support and diagnostic tool
  • SqlPubWiz.exe - Microsoft SQL Server Database Publishing Wizard
  • msasxpress.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (Microsoft Compression Library)
  • msmdlocal.dll
  • msmdredir.dll
  • SQLCMD.EXE - T-SQL execution command line utility
  • atl80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • mfc80.dll - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • MFC80CHS.DLL - MFC Language Specific Resources
  • MFC80CHT.DLL
  • MFC80DEU.DLL
  • MFC80ENU.DLL
  • MFC80ESP.DLL
  • MFC80FRA.DLL
  • MFC80ITA.DLL
  • MFC80JPN.DLL
  • MFC80KOR.DLL
  • mfc80u.dll
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msxmlsql.dll - Microsoft(R) MSXMLSQL 1.0 RTM (MSXMLSQL RTM)
  • UserControlTestContainer.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (.NET Framework UserControl Test Container)
  • ARPWrapper.exe - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server ARPWrapper)
  • AXSCPHST.DLL - AxScriptHost - Active Scripting Host for SQL
  • AXSCPHST90.DLL - AxScriptHost90 - Active Scripting Host for SQL
  • batchparser90.dll - Batch Parser
  • bcp.exe - BCP - SQL bulk copy tool
  • bpacmd.exe - SQL BPA command line
  • DatabaseMail.exe - Database Mail engine
  • DCEXEC.EXE - Data Collector Execution Utility
  • DISTRIB.exe - SQL Server Replication Distribution Agent
  • DTAttach.exe - SQL Server Integration Services Script Task
  • DTEParse.dll - Data Transformation Services Execution Utility Parser
  • DTEParseMgd.dll - Data Transformation Services Execution Utility Managed Parser
  • DTEPkg.dll - Data Transformation Services Execution Utility Package Processing
  • DTExec.exe - Data Transformation Services Execution Utility
  • DTS.dll - DTS - Data Transformation Runtime DLL
  • DTSComExprEval.dll - Data Transformation Services Expression Evaluator
  • DtsConn.dll - DTSCONN - Data Transformation Runtime Connections DLL
  • dtshost.exe - DTS - Runtime Surrogate
  • DTSLog.dll - DTSLOG - Data Transformation Runtime Log Providers DLL
  • dtsmsg.dll - DTS - Messages
  • DTSPipeline.dll - DTSPipeline - Data Transformation Pipeline DLL
  • DTSPipelinePerf.dll - DTSPipelinePerf - Data Transformation Pipeline Performance Counters
  • DTSRun.exe - DTSRUN - DTS Package CommandLine Execution
  • dtuparse.dll - Data Transformation Services Utility Parser
  • dtutil.exe - Data Transformation Services Package Utility
  • ExecPackageTask.dll - DTS - Execute Package Task
  • FixSqlRegistryKey_ia64.exe - Managed SQL Server FixSqlRegistryKey
  • instapi.dll - SQL Server Instance API DLL
  • isacctchange.dll - IS Account change notification
  • logread.exe - SQL Server Replication Logreader Agent
  • mergetxt.dll - SQL Server Text Merge Resolver
  • Microsoft.NetEnterpriseServers.ExceptionMessageBox.dll - ExceptionMessageBox
  • Microsoft.SqlSac.Public.dll - Microsoft_SqlSac_Public
  • Microsoft.SqlServer.DTEnum.dll
  • Microsoft.SqlServer.DtsMsg.dll - Managed DTS Msg Poster

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • SqlWtsn.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FBFEF622-33BC-46CD-BE7E-FD75573E261C}' (runs on registration).
  • setup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C1469630-6EF0-46DC-BB1F-44A9BCEA0FA6}' (runs on registration).
6 Services
  • sqlservr.exe runs as a service named 'SQL Server (QLOCALINSTANCE)' (MSSQL$QLOCALINSTANCE) "Provides storage, processing and controlled access of data and rapid transaction processing.".
  • sqladhlp.exe runs as a service named 'SQL Active Directory Helper Service' (MSSQLServerADHelper100) "Enables integration with Active Directories".
  • sqlbrowser.exe runs as a service named 'SQLBrowser' (SQLBrowser) "Provides SQL Server connection information to client computers.".
  • sqlwriter.exe runs as a service named 'Enregistreur VSS SQL Server' (SQLWriter) "Fournit l'interface permettant de sauvegarder/restaurer un serveur Microsoft SQL par le biais de l'infrastructure Windows VSS.".
  • sqladhlp90.exe runs as a service named 'SQL Server Active Directory Helper' (MSSQLServerADHelper) "Enables integration with Active Directories.".
  • SQLAGENT.EXE runs as a service named 'SQLSERVERAGENT'.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • sqlbrowser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programfiler\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlbrowser.exe'.
  • SqlWtsn.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\SqlWtsn.exe'.
  • SqlSAC.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\SqlSAC.exe'.

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  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 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Upgrade Advisor (English), 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).
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.53%
Windows XP 14.71%
Windows 8 5.88%
Windows Server 2003 2.94%
Windows Vista 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.47%
Windows 7 Professional 20.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.65%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 5.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.27%
  United Kingdom 6.82%
  Iran 6.82%
  India 4.55%
  New Zealand 4.55%
  Australia 2.27%
  Brazil 2.27%
  Canada 2.27%
  Egypt 2.27%
  MU 2.27%
  Malaysia 2.27%
  Peru 2.27%
  Philippines 2.27%
  Romania 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.48%
Dell 20.69%
ASUS 13.79%
Acer 10.34%
Toshiba 6.90%
Sony 3.45%
Intel 3.45%
Alienware 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
Common models
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 6.45%
FUJITSU SIEMENS ESPRIMO M... 6.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500D 3.23%
ECS P4M800PRO-M 3.23%
Dell XPS M1530 3.23%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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