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Should I remove Firebird SQL Server - MAGIX Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #410
United States Rank #1,062
Reach 1.5356%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.77 days
524.18 days >
Average installed length: 275.41 days


VersionDistribution 38.11% 25.90% 2.30% 0.20% 20.72% 1.23% 3.66% 0.32% 0.04% 6.03% 0.02% 0.94% 0.11% 0.00% 0.28% 0.13%

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Firebird SQL Server - MAGIX Edition

What is Firebird SQL Server - MAGIX Edition?

Firebird is an open source SQL relational database management system. The Firebird native API is used directly or indirectly by applications or middleware that connect to a Firebird database. It is implemented in the client library, fbclient.dll, on Windows.


The most common release is, 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 fbserver.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 12.5 MB (13,110,696 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.magix.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\MAGIX Services\Database\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0E1FE502-7536-4155-BBC6-7BE8E465DE08}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Firebird SQL Server - MAGIX Edition

Program executable:fbserver.exe
Name:Firebird SQL Server - MAGIX Edition
Path:C:\Program Files\magix\common\database\bin\fbserver.exe
Additional files:
  • reinstall3rdParty.exe - reinstall3rdparty (Service Components)
  • instslct.exe - InstSelect
  • unwise.exe - unwise_exe
  • addoninstall.exe - Addon Install (D)
  • FABS.exe - FABS - file change and backup server (Verzeichnisüberwachung und Hilfsaufgaben für die Medienbibliothek)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • FABS.exe runs as a service named 'FABS - Helping agent for MAGIX media database' (Fabs) "Watches filechanges, does automatic backups and configuration stuff.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002246841%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00015217%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007252%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:14,837
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Firebird SQL Server - MAGIX Edition?

You can uninstall Firebird SQL Server - MAGIX Edition 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 Firebird SQL Server - MAGIX Edition, 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 Firebird SQL Server - MAGIX Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.26%
Windows 10 38.90%
Windows Vista 5.08%
Windows XP 3.75%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.17%
Windows 8.1 13.99%
Windows 10 Home 11.59%
Windows 7 Professional 8.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.28% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 38.28%
  United States 24.46%
  Italy 5.28%
  France 5.17%
  United Kingdom 3.37%
  Netherlands 3.02%
  Austria 2.41%
  Canada 2.35%
  Spain 1.41%
  Belgium 1.39%
  Sweden 0.93%
  Australia 0.92%
  Switzerland 0.91%
  DK 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.91%
Medion 18.22%
Acer 15.98%
Hewlett-Packard 15.63%
Dell 10.20%
MSI 5.39%
Intel 2.09%
Lenovo 2.01%
Samsung 1.09%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Common models
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 5.64%
ASUSTeK M11BB 4.71%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.15%
ASUSTeK M51AC 3.14%
ASUSTeK CM6330_CM6630_CM6... 2.78%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.69%

Publisher URL: www.magix.com


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