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Should I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,266
United States Rank #1,389
Reach 0.6393%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.03 days
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Average installed length: 326.02 days

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008

What is Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

SQL Server 2008 aims to make data management self-tuning, self organizing, and self maintaining with the development of SQL Server Always On technologies, to provide near-zero downtime. SQL Server 2008 also includes support for structured and semi-structured data, including digital media formats for pictures, audio, video and other multimedia data. In current versions, such multimedia data can be stored as BLOBs

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/sqlserver
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=116323
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Release\x86\SetupARP.exe" /x86

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008 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 Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 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 Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.82%
Windows 8 13.08%
Windows XP 9.17%
Windows Vista 6.80%
Windows Server 2003 0.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.73%
Windows 7 Professional 19.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.12%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.72%
Windows 8.1 3.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.84%
  Germany 5.66%
  United Kingdom 4.19%
  India 3.22%
  Iran 2.55%
  Canada 2.47%
  France 2.15%
  Italy 2.13%
  Brazil 2.07%
  MA 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.59%
  Israel 1.47%
  Mexico 1.38%
  Japan 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.03%
Hewlett-Packard 24.27%
Acer 12.51%
Sony 8.08%
ASUS 6.10%
Toshiba 4.98%
Samsung 2.60%
Intel 2.53%
Lenovo 2.47%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Sahara 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.18%
Sony VPCCW21FX 5.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.68%
Sony VPCF115FM 3.01%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.75%
Sony VPCS111FM 2.64%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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