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Should I remove Microsoft VSS Writer per SQL Server 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,404
Reach 0.0060%

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.3.6020.0 1.19%
11.2.5058.0 13.10%
11.1.3000.0 35.71%
11.0.2100.60 50.00%

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Microsoft VSS Writer per SQL Server 2012

What is Microsoft VSS Writer per SQL Server 2012?

The SQL Writer Service provides added functionality for backup and restore of SQL Server through the Volume Shadow Copy Service framework. The SQL Writer Service is installed automatically. It must be running when the Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS) application requests a backup or restore. To configure the service, use the Microsoft Windows Services applet. The SQL Writer Service installs on all operating systems.

Overview

The most common release is 11.0.2100.60, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 3.02 MB (3,162,112 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=90958
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sql server\110\shared
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B4593F3D-B6DF-4D9B-8076-DFEF548F7ABA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.02 MB
Language: Italian (Italy)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft VSS Writer per SQL Server 2012

  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • instapi110.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server Instance API DLL)
  • sqlboot.dll - SQL Server Edition Settings DLL
  • sqldumper.exe - SQL External minidumper

How do I remove Microsoft VSS Writer per SQL Server 2012?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft VSS Writer per SQL Server 2012 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 VSS Writer per SQL Server 2012 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 VSS Writer per SQL Server 2012, 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 VSS Writer per SQL Server 2012.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 73%
Win 7 (SP1) 27%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#28,404

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 72.62%
Windows 7 27.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 17.86%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 13.10%
Windows 8 Pro 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 8.33%
Windows 8 5.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.50% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 92.50%
  United States 6.25%
  United Kingdom 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
ASUS 18.75%
Dell 10.94%
Lenovo 7.81%
Apple 3.13%
Intel 3.13%
Samsung 3.13%
Compaq 1.56%
American Megatrends 1.56%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 2.86%
HP-Pavilion WC910AA-ABZ H... 2.86%
ASUSTeK K56CM 2.86%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.86%
Sony SVE1712S1EB 1.43%
LENOVO 3109 1.43%

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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