84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.74 days
2.64 days >
Average installed length: 1.39 days


8.0.4294.0 57.14%
7.0.3175.0 14.29%
7.0.2413.0 28.57%

Other programs by Microsoft

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2


Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 8.0.4294.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 9.27 MB (9,722,403 bytes). ComponentUpdater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 75% of users of Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2 come from the United States, it is also popular in MK and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: support.microsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft ole db provider for db2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2\Setup.exe" /SetupXML "C:\Program Files\Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2\Msi\HISDB2_x86.xml"
Estimated size: 9.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2

  • ComponentUpdater.dll - Microsoft Host Integration Server 2006 (Microsoft Component Updater)
  • ComponentUpdaterUI.dll - Microsoft Component Updater resource dll
  • HtmlLite.dll - Microsoft® HtmlLite Control
  • Setup.exe - Microsoft Setup Wrapper
  • HISBoot.dll - Host Integration Server 2009 (Microsoft SKU Helper)

How do I remove Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2?

You can uninstall Microsoft OLE DB Provider for DB2 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 OLE DB Provider for DB2, 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 OLE DB Provider for DB2.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win 7 14%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 28.57%
Windows Server 2012 Stand... 14.29%
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  MK 8.33%
  Argentina 8.33%
  Saudi Arabia 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.00%
Acer 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Common models
Microsoft Corporation Vir... 14.29%
IBM System x3650 M3 -[794... 14.29%
Dell OptiPlex 9020 14.29%
Dell Latitude E5500 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 5520 14.29%

About Microsoft

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.