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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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9.10.0035 41.67%
9.10.0023 16.67%
9.10.0021 8.33%
9.10.0011 8.33%
9.10.0001 25.00%

Advantage Data Architect v9.10


Advantage Data Architect v9.10 is a program developed by iAnywhere. The most used version is 9.10.0035, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 37.02 MB (38,819,516 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 83% of users of Advantage Data Architect come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Greece.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AdvantageDatabase.com
Help link: www.AdvantageDatabase.com/go/ads/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Advantage 9.10\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1109F295-54F0-4AA8-8B8C-E1F41D53FF59}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 37.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Advantage Data Architect v9.10

  • axcws32.dll - Advantage 32-bit remote communication library
  • adsstamp.exe - Advantage Database Server Stamp Utility
  • nt_inst.dll - Advantage Database Server Install DLL (Advantage Database Server install DLL)
  • adsset.dll - Advantage ODBC Driver Setup Utility
  • ads.exe - Advantage Database Server
  • arc32.exe - Advantage Data Architect
  • ace32.dll - Advantage Client Engine (Advantage Client Engine DLL)
  • adsloc32.dll - Advantage Local Server (32-bit Advantage Local Server)
  • adsodbc.dll - Advantage ODBC Driver
  • adsbackup.exe - AdsBackup (AdsBackup Utility Executable)
  • ads_cfg.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ads.exe runs as a service named 'Advantage Database Server' (Advantage) "Advantage Database Server".

How do I remove Advantage Data Architect?

You can uninstall Advantage Data Architect 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Advantage Data Architect v9.10, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Advantage Data Architect.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 8%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.33%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 10 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 10 Pro 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Belgium 4.17%
  Greece 4.17%
  Canada 4.17%
  United Kingdom 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 755 20.00%
HP HP ProBook 450 G4 10.00%
HP ProBook 4740s 10.00%
Gigabyte EP35C-DS3R 10.00%
Dell Vostro 270s 10.00%
Dell Latitude E5530 non-v... 10.00%


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