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Should I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Policies?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,423
United States Rank #3,016
Reach 0.2998%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.45 days
721.14 days >
Average installed length: 378.90 days


10.52.4000.0 0.02%
10.51.2425.0 0.05%
10.50.1600.1 99.79%
10.50.1352.12 0.10%
10.50.1092.20 0.05%

Typically installed together

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Policies

What is Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Policies?  (from Microsoft)

The Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2 Feature Pack is a collection of stand-alone packages which provide additional value for Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 R2.


Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Policies is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 10.50.1600.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.29 MB (1,354,240 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 36% of users of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Policies come from the United States, it is also popular in India and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=16978
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=112168
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sql server\100\tools\policies\databaseengine\1033
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D21BC5B2-CBAC-48FA-A701-B5A63C1CA7B8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Policies

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

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Policies?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 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 R2 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 R2 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 R2 Policies.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.11%
Windows 8 18.60%
Windows XP 4.23%
Windows Vista 1.71%
Windows Server 2003 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 31.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.95%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.70%
  India 6.19%
  United Kingdom 4.02%
  Iran 3.24%
  Canada 2.97%
  France 2.92%
  Brazil 1.98%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Australia 1.64%
  South Africa 1.60%
  Israel 1.51%
  Mexico 1.45%
  MA 1.37%
  Italy 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.76%
Hewlett-Packard 24.92%
Acer 8.49%
ASUS 7.04%
Intel 4.97%
Lenovo 4.06%
Toshiba 3.99%
Samsung 2.54%
Apple 0.65%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 4.91%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.55%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.64%
Dell Latitude E6520 2.64%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.55%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.45%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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