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Should I remove SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution
11.0.9120.5 100.00%

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SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1

Overview

SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1 is a software program developed by Microsoft. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 4.29 MB (4,501,504 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1 come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=90959
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sql server\110\shared
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8AB9F837-BB27-4BEB-9795-FF4F96D20247}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1

  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • instapi110.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server Instance API DLL)
  • msmdredir.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Redirector
  • sqldumper.exe - SQL External minidumper
  • sqlbrowser.exe - SQL Browser Service EXE
  • sqlbrowser_keyfile.dll - SQL Server Patch KeyFile

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • sqlbrowser.exe runs as a service named 'SQL Server Browser' (SQLBrowser) "Provides SQL Server connection information to client computers.".

How do I remove SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1?

Quickly and completely remove SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1 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 SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1, 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 SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 CTP1.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Server 2012 Datac... 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 8.1 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Brazil 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
ASUS 50.00%

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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