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Borland Database Engine


Borland Database Engine is a software program developed by Hottgenroth Software. The primary executable is named bdeadmin.exe. The setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 12.03 MB (12,614,637 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 77% of users of Borland Database Engine come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hottgenroth.de
Help link: hottgenroth.de/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Borland Shared\BDE\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CADE1721-0AE3-4FE9-B37F-CF98CA42A14F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.03 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Borland Database Engine

Program executable:bdeadmin.exe
Borland Database Engine
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\Borland Shared\BDE\bdeadmin.exe
Additional files:
  • bantam.dll (by Borland International) - Borland Locale Engine
  • blw32.dll (by Borland International) - Borland Locale API
  • datapump.exe (by Inprise) - Borland Database Engine
  • dbclient.dll (by Inprise)
  • disp.dll
  • idapi32.dll
  • idasci32.dll
  • idbat32.dll
  • idda3532.dll
  • iddao32.dll
  • iddbas32.dll
  • iddr32.dll
  • idodbc32.dll
  • idpdx32.dll
  • idprov32.dll
  • idqbe32.dll
  • idr20007.dll
  • idsql32.dll
  • sqldb232.dll
  • sqldb2v5.dll
  • sqlinf32.dll
  • sqlinf9.dll
  • sqlint32.dll
  • sqlmss32.dll
  • sqlora32.dll
  • sqlora8.dll
  • sqlssc32.dll
  • sqlsyb32.dll

How do I remove Borland Database Engine?

Quickly and completely remove Borland Database Engine from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Borland Database Engine 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 Borland Database Engine, 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 Borland Database Engine.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows 10 29.09%
Windows Vista 5.45%
Windows XP 1.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.18%
Windows 7 Professional 18.18%
Windows 10 Home 12.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.27%
Windows 8.1 7.27%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.19% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 77.19%
  United States 15.79%
  Austria 3.51%
  United Kingdom 1.75%
  Italy 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 23.53%
Hewlett-Packard 20.59%
ASUS 14.71%
Acer 11.76%
Lenovo 11.76%
American Megatrends 8.82%
Dell 2.94%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6-2047de 4.88%
MEDION E7214 4.88%
Sony VPCEH2N1E 2.44%
Sony SVT1311W1ES 2.44%
Sony SVE1713A1EB 2.44%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 2.44%


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