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Should I remove Firebird Win32?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,302
United States Rank #8,326
Reach 0.0718%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.06 days
444.30 days >
Average installed length: 233.44 days


VersionDistribution 0.14% 89.40%

Typically installed together

Firebird Win32

What is Firebird Win32?  (from Firebird Project)

Firebird is a relational database offering many ANSI SQL standard features that runs on Linux, Windows, and a variety of Unix platforms. Firebird offers excellent concurrency, high performance, and powerful language support for stored procedures and triggers. The Firebird Project is a commercially independent project o...  Read more


Firebird Win32 is a program developed by Firebird Project. The most used version is, 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is fbserver.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 3.7 MB of memory. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 19.58 MB (20,528,471 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 31% of users of Firebird Win32 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.firebirdsql.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_2_5\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_2_5\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 19.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Firebird Win32

Program executable:fbserver.exe
Name:Firebird SQL Server
Path:C:\Program Files\firebird\firebird_2_5\bin\fbserver.exe
Additional files:
  • fb_lock_print.exe - Firebird SQL Server
  • fbclient.dll
  • fbguard.exe
  • fbintl.dll
  • fbrmclib.dll
  • fbsvcmgr.exe
  • fbtrace.dll
  • fbtracemgr.exe
  • gbak.exe
  • gdef.exe
  • gfix.exe
  • gpre.exe
  • gsec.exe
  • gsplit.exe
  • gstat.exe
  • ib_udf.dll
  • ib_util.dll
  • instclient.exe
  • instreg.exe
  • instsvc.exe
  • isql.exe
  • nbackup.exe
  • qli.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • fbserver.exe runs as a service named 'Firebird Server - DefaultInstance' (FirebirdServerDefaultInstance) "Firebird Database Server - www.firebirdsql.org".
  • fbguard.exe runs as a service named 'Firebird Guardian - DefaultInstance' (FirebirdGuardianDefaultInstance) "Firebird Server Guardian - www.firebirdsql.org".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • fbserver.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_2_5\Bin\FbServer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.7 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000559531%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002759%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002837%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:43,801
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:31 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:936 KB
Total CPU:0.0000708519%
Kernel CPU:0.00002812%
User CPU:0.00004273%
CPU cycles/sec:745
I/O reads/min:38 Bytes

How do I remove Firebird Win32?

You can uninstall Firebird Win32 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 (Win32), 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 Win32.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.95%
Windows 10 24.70%
Windows XP 8.61%
Windows Vista 3.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.65%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.44%
Windows 8.1 4.04%
Windows 10 Home 4.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.33%
  Germany 11.39%
  Brazil 8.41%
  Mexico 8.16%
  United Kingdom 3.95%
  Netherlands 2.85%
  Italy 2.85%
  France 2.46%
  Spain 1.68%
  Canada 1.62%
  Poland 1.49%
  Romania 1.29%
  Greece 1.17%
  Australia 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.51%
Hewlett-Packard 21.87%
Dell 21.48%
ASUS 10.49%
Lenovo 3.84%
Samsung 3.32%
Toshiba 2.69%
Intel 1.53%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Medion 0.77%
Common models
Acer Aspire M3400 5.30%
ASUS All Series 3.74%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.74%
MSI MS-7592 3.12%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.80%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.49%


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