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Should I remove Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db]?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,496
United States Rank #27,939
Reach 0.0159%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.61 days
312.97 days >
Average installed length: 164.44 days


Embarcadero InterBase XE3 100.00%

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Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db]

What is Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db]?  (from Embarcadero)

InterBase XE offers database and application development professionals high performance, scalable database technology, essential to run business critical applications. Extensive security mechanisms protect data at rest, over-the-wire and in backups.


Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db] is a software program developed by Embarcadero. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 53.04 MB (55,617,083 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 17% of users of Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db] come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.embarcadero.com/products/interbase
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Embarcadero\RAD Studio\11.0\InterBaseXE3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\EMBARC~1\RADSTU~1\11.0\INTERB~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\EMBARC~1\RADSTU~1\11.0\INTERB~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 53.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db]

  • vcredist_x86.exe
  • vcredist_x64.exe (by Microsoft) - Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F71A9918-1861-4EFE-AE94-530BDDE46DD4}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db]?

Quickly and completely remove Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db] from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db] 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 Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db], 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 Embarcadero InterBase XE3 [instance = gds_db].

Win 10 48%
Win 7 0%
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 50.00%
Windows 10 48.05%
Windows XP 1.62%
Windows Vista 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.28%
Windows 7 Professional 15.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.73%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.40%
Windows 8.1 8.17%
Windows 10 Pro 6.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.11%
  Brazil 9.21%
  Germany 7.24%
  Netherlands 4.93%
  United Kingdom 4.61%
  Russia 4.61%
  Italy 3.95%
  France 3.62%
  Poland 2.96%
  Spain 2.63%
  Hungary 1.97%
  Australia 1.64%
  DZ 1.64%
  Mexico 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 16.58%
Dell 15.58%
ASUS 15.58%
Hewlett-Packard 15.58%
Samsung 6.53%
Intel 6.03%
Lenovo 5.03%
Sony 3.52%
Toshiba 3.02%
MSI 2.01%
Apple 1.01%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.04%
ASUSTeK N56VJ 2.52%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.52%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.52%
Acer Aspire V3-772 1.68%
ASUSTeK K55VD 1.68%

Publisher URL: www.embarcadero.com


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