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Should I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Policies?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,602
United States Rank #5,778
Reach 0.1321%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.08 days
503.79 days >
Average installed length: 264.70 days


10.4.6000.29 0.16%
10.3.5500.0 32.00%
10.2.4000.0 2.37%
10.2.3798.0 0.05%
10.1.2531.0 5.07%
10.0.1600.22 59.90%
10.0.1442.32 0.43%

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Policies

What is Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Policies?

SQL Server 2008 Policy-Based Management allows DBAs to define a set of policies that can control many different aspects of SQL Server. Policies can be applied to a single server or to groups of servers. For example, a DBA could define a policy that specifies how a particular configuration option should be set on all the servers in the enterprise.


The most used version is 10.0.1600.22, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.25 MB (1,312,768 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/sqlserver
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=112168
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{01C5A10F-AD9B-405B-853A-6659841A1242}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Policies

  • sqlserverbestpracticespolicies_keyfile.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server Patch KeyFile)

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Policies?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Policies 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 Policies 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 Policies, 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 Policies.

Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.03%
Windows 8 15.98%
Windows XP 6.59%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.42%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.46%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.63%
  India 9.22%
  Iran 4.34%
  United Kingdom 3.86%
  Canada 2.73%
  MA 2.34%
  Indonesia 2.34%
  Brazil 2.15%
  France 2.05%
  Mexico 1.85%
  Turkey 1.76%
  Italy 1.56%
  Vietnam 1.46%
  Germany 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.67%
Hewlett-Packard 25.30%
Acer 9.05%
ASUS 7.36%
Toshiba 5.01%
Lenovo 3.96%
Intel 2.99%
Samsung 2.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.44%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.84%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.43%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 3.43%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.02%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.42%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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