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Should I remove Advantage Database Server for Windows x86_64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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9.10.0035 11.11%
9.10.0021 22.22%
9.10.0013 33.33%
9.10.0009 11.11%
9.10.0003 22.22%

Advantage Database Server for Windows x86_64 v9.10


Advantage Database Server for Windows x86_64 v9.10 is a software program developed by iAnywhere. The most common release is 9.10.0013, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named ads.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 18.29 MB (19,174,625 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 50% of users of Advantage Database Server for Windows x86_64 come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AdvantageDatabase.com
Help link: www.AdvantageDatabase.com/go/ads/support
Installation folder: C:\Sybase\UnwiredPlatform\Servers\Advantage910\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B06105B9-2DC8-4C96-B3C8-2ADBC93EDBD6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Advantage Database Server for Windows x86_64 v9.10

Program executable:ads.exe
Name:Advantage Database Server
Additional files:
  • 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)
  • nt_inst64.dll
  • ace32.dll - Advantage Client Engine (Advantage Client Engine DLL)
  • adsbackup.exe - AdsBackup (AdsBackup Utility Executable)
  • ads_cfg.exe
  • adsver.exe
  • ANSICHR.EXE (by Extended Systems) - Advantage Collation Utility
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ads.exe runs as a service named 'Advantage Database Server' (Advantage) "Advantage Database Server for x86_64".

How do I remove Advantage Database Server for Windows x86_64?

You can uninstall Advantage Database Server for Windows x86_64 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 x86_64 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 x86_64.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 10 Pro 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 11.11%
Windows 8.1 11.11%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Belgium 35.71%
  Indonesia 7.14%
  Poland 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
Intel 22.22%
Acer 11.11%
Samsung 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NY799AA-ABA p... 12.50%
HP ProBook 4740s 12.50%
Acer Aspire X3910 12.50%
Samsung DP700A3D/DM700A3D... 12.50%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 12.50%
HP Elite 7200 MT Business... 12.50%


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