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Should I remove Firebird Win32?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,021
United States Rank #28,833
Reach 0.0242%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 87.80 days
756.38 days >
Average installed length: 397.42 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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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 software program developed by Firebird Project. 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 25 files and is usually about 17.48 MB (18,325,161 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 45% of users of Firebird Win32 come from Germany, it is also popular in Brazil and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.firebirdsql.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_2_1\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Firebird\Firebird_2_1\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 17.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Firebird Win32

Program executable:fbserver.exe
Name:Firebird SQL Server
Path:C:\Program Files\firebird\firebird_2_1\bin\fbserver.exe
Additional files:
  • fb_lock_print.exe - Firebird SQL Server
  • fbclient.dll
  • fbguard.exe
  • fbintl.dll
  • 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".

How do I remove Firebird Win32?

Quickly and completely remove Firebird (Win32) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: 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: 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) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 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 65.96%
Windows 10 17.02%
Windows XP 9.57%
Windows Vista 7.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.09%
Windows 7 Professional 14.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.60%
Windows 8.1 4.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.80% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 44.80%
  Brazil 16.14%
  United States 10.40%
  Italy 2.55%
  Canada 1.91%
  United Kingdom 1.91%
  Poland 1.91%
  Austria 1.49%
  Spain 1.49%
  Czech Republic 1.27%
  Australia 1.06%
  France 1.06%
  Sweden 0.85%
  Argentina 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.83%
Dell 21.03%
Medion 17.86%
Hewlett-Packard 15.48%
ASUS 7.94%
Lenovo 2.78%
Intel 2.38%
American Megatrends 1.98%
Samsung 1.98%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.63%
MEDION MS-7800 2.63%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.63%
Positivo MOBILE 2.63%
Dell Vostro 260s 1.97%


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