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Should I remove Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,715
United States Rank #2,761
Reach 0.4623%

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Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database

What is Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database?  (from Microsoft)

The compatibility infrastructure uses a database to identify application compatibility issues and their solutions. This database is an indexed binary file with an .sdb extension. The compatibility infrastructure provides a programming interface to access the database. Compatibility issues can be addressed on an applica...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database is a program developed by Microsoft. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 27% of users of Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb432182(v=vs.85).aspx
Installation folder: C:\windows\syswow64
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\SysWow64\sdbinst.exe -u "C:\Windows\AppPatch\Custom\{deb7008b-681e-4a4a-8aae-cc833e8216ce}.sdb"

How do I remove Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database 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 Windows Application Compatibility Database 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 Windows Application Compatibility Database, 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 Windows Application Compatibility Database.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,715
 
REACH
~0.46%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.65%
Windows 8 18.82%
Windows XP 10.36%
Windows Vista 2.14%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.30%
Windows 7 Professional 8.97%
Windows 8.1 6.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.31%
  Taiwan 27.29%
  Hong Kong 7.13%
  Canada 2.52%
  France 2.45%
  United Kingdom 2.08%
  Brazil 1.99%
  Malaysia 1.94%
  Germany 1.74%
  Australia 1.68%
  Thailand 1.66%
  Italy 1.58%
  Russia 1.40%
  Mexico 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 23.91%
Acer 20.08%
Hewlett-Packard 14.59%
GIGABYTE 12.60%
Dell 12.21%
Lenovo 4.78%
Toshiba 3.69%
Samsung 3.11%
MSI 1.64%
Alienware 1.48%
American Megatrends 0.98%
Intel 0.93%
Common models
ASUS All Series 9.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.50%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.99%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.22%
MSI MS-7758 2.13%

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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