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Should I remove Microsoft Data Access Components KB870669?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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United States Rank #5,870
Reach 0.0509%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 454.45 days

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Microsoft Data Access Components KB870669

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Microsoft Data Access Components KB870669 is a software program developed by Microsoft. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Microsoft Data Access Components KB870669 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.microsoft.com
Help link: support.microsoft.com?kbid=KB870669
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\muninst.exe C:\WINDOWS\INF\KB870669.inf

How do I remove Microsoft Data Access Components KB870669?

You can uninstall Microsoft Data Access Components KB870669 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 Microsoft Data Access Components KB870669, 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 Microsoft Data Access Components KB870669.

Win XP 84%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 88.83%
Windows 7 8.37%
Windows Vista 1.60%
Windows Server 2003 0.90%
Windows 10 0.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 90.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.73%
Windows 7 Professional 1.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.34%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 0.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.23%
  Germany 7.17%
  United Kingdom 3.81%
  Canada 3.66%
  France 2.84%
  Italy 2.09%
  Spain 1.57%
  Japan 1.57%
  Netherlands 1.57%
  Belgium 1.49%
  Australia 1.27%
  Israel 1.12%
  Sweden 0.75%
  Finland 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.41%
Intel 21.45%
American Megatrends 15.20%
Sahara 9.63%
ASUS 8.28%
Hewlett-Packard 2.70%
Toshiba 2.20%
Sony 1.35%
Compaq 0.68%
NEC 0.68%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 8.84%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 4.08%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 3.06%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.72%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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