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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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9.10.0009 5.66%
9.10.0000 90.57%

Advantage Database Server for Windows v9.10


Advantage Database Server for Windows v9.10 is a program developed by iAnywhere. The most used version is 9.10.0000, 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 14.32 MB (15,012,966 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 54% of users of Advantage Database Server for Windows come from Belgium, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

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 /X{0DE5137F-581B-448C-AF70-9498EF364E34}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Advantage Database Server for Windows 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 Database Server for Windows?

You can uninstall Advantage Database Server for Windows 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 Database Server for Windows 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 Database Server for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 2%
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 58.49%
Windows 10 28.30%
Windows Vista 9.43%
Windows Server 2003 1.89%
Windows XP 1.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.30%
Windows 7 Enterprise 13.21%
Windows 10 Home 11.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.66%
Windows 10 Pro 5.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.73% of installs come from Belgium
Which countries install it?
  Belgium 53.73%
  United States 37.31%
  Germany 4.48%
  France 1.49%
  Canada 1.49%
  United Arab Emirates 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
ASUS 17.50%
Medion 15.00%
Acer 15.00%
Dell 10.00%
Samsung 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Sahara 2.50%
Toshiba 2.50%
Sony 2.50%
Intel 2.50%
Common models
O.E.M O.E.M 12.00%
Medion X6816 2.00%
Medion P6634 2.00%
LENOVO 7099A5G 2.00%
HP ProBook 6460b 2.00%
HP ProBook 4710s 2.00%


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