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Should I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup Support Files?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #340
United States Rank #366
Reach 2.0921%
Installation trends (last 30 days)

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.4.6241.0 0.01%
10.4.6000.29 0.03%
10.3.5869.0 0.00%
10.3.5826.0 0.00%
10.3.5538.0 2.45%
10.3.5520.0 6.57%
10.3.5512.0 0.38%
10.3.5500.0 15.82%
10.3.5416.0 0.00%
10.2.4272.0 0.00%
10.2.4067.0 0.04%
10.2.4064.0 0.12%
10.2.4000.0 1.24%
10.2.3798.0 0.00%
10.1.2841.0 0.01%
10.1.2757.0 0.01%
10.1.2731.0 66.28%
10.1.2573.0 0.08%
10.1.2531.0 5.61%
10.1.2520.0 0.00%
10.0.1823.0 0.00%
10.0.1794.0 1.29%
10.0.1763.0 0.01%

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup Support Files

What is Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup Support Files?

The Setup Support Files are installed as part of the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 installation. They are typically required to be installed during installation and setup and should remain on the computer if you are running the SQL server on it.

Overview

The most used version is 10.1.2731.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 installer includes 78 files and is usually about 3.02 MB (3,171,328 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/sqlserver
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=101173
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B40EE88B-400A-4266-A17B-E3DE64E94431}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup Support Files

  • fixsqlregistrykey_ia64.exe - Microsoft SQL Server (Managed SQL Server FixSqlRegistryKey)
  • fixsqlregistrykey_x64.exe
  • fixsqlregistrykey_x86.exe
  • fusioncheck.dll - SQL Server FusionCheck DLL
  • instapi10.dll - SQL Server Instance API DLL
  • landingpage.exe - Managed SQL Server Landing Page
  • microsoft.analysisservices.dll - Analysis Management Objects
  • microsoft.analysisservices.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sql.chainer.package.dll
  • microsoft.sql.chainer.package.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sql.chainer.packagedata.dll
  • microsoft.sql.chainer.packagedata.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sql.chainer.product.dll
  • microsoft.sql.chainer.product.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.chainer.extensioncommon.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.chainer.extensioncommon.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.chainer.infrastructure.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.chainer.infrastructure.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.agentextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.agentextension.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.asextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.asextension.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.bootstrapextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.cluster.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.configextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.configextension.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.connectioninfo.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.dll - Configuration
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.dmf.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.fulltext_configextension.dll - Fulltext Setup Extension
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.installwizard.dll - InstallWizard
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.installwizardframework.dll - InstallWizardFramework
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.managementtoolsextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.msiextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.msiextension.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.powershellextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.repl_configextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.repl_configextension.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.rsextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.rsextension.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.rulesengineextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sco.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sco.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.setupextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sfc.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.slpextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.slpextension.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.smo.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sniserverconfigext.dll - SNI Server Configuration Extension
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sniserverconfigext.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sqlbrowserextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sqlconfigbase.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sqlenum.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sqlserver_configextension.dll - Database Engine Setup Extension
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.ssisextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.sstring.dll - SQL Server Secure String Package
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.uiextension.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.configuration.wizardframework.dll - WizardFramework
  • microsoft.sqlserver.customcontrols.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Custom Controls
  • microsoft.sqlserver.discovery.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.instapi.dll - SQL Server Managed Instance API Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • landingpage.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3999BDA5-EB78-4527-A9BC-B3928ECCB9D3}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup Support Files?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Setup Support Files 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 Setup Support Files 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 Setup Support Files, 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 Setup Support Files.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#340

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.05%
Windows 8 27.15%
Windows XP 2.95%
Windows Vista 2.76%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.98%
Windows 7 Professional 20.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.99%
Windows 8.1 5.97%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.48%
  United Kingdom 4.69%
  India 3.32%
  Canada 3.05%
  Germany 2.85%
  Netherlands 1.98%
  Iran 1.93%
  Brazil 1.92%
  Australia 1.71%
  France 1.65%
  Italy 1.36%
  Israel 1.33%
  Poland 1.28%
  Mexico 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.22%
Hewlett-Packard 25.85%
Acer 10.66%
ASUS 10.05%
Toshiba 5.60%
GIGABYTE 5.38%
Lenovo 4.88%
Samsung 3.29%
Intel 2.48%
Sony 2.02%
MSI 0.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.08%
ASUS All Series 6.16%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.97%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.30%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.16%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com

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