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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,218
United States Rank #19,340
Reach 0.0409%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.74 days
287.37 days >
Average installed length: 150.99 days


8.00.2039 13.07%
8.00.761 2.09%
8.00.760 0.70%
8.00.534 0.35%
8.00.201 0.17%
8.00.194 83.62%

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Microsoft SQL Server 2000

What is Microsoft SQL Server 2000?  (from Microsoft)

Microsoft® SQL Server™ is a relational database management and analysis system for e-commerce, line-of-business, and data warehousing solutions. SQL Server 2000, the latest version, includes support for XML and HTTP, performance and availability features to partition load and ensure uptime, and advanced management and ...  Read more


Microsoft SQL Server 2000 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 8.00.194, 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 setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 467.1 MB (489,790,325 bytes). 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 18% of users of Microsoft SQL Server 2000 come from Iran, it is also popular in the United States and India.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.microsoft.com/sql
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\IsUninst.exe -f"C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL\Uninst.isu" -c"C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL\sqlsun.dll" -msql.mi
Estimated size: 467.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server 2000

  • sqlsun.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Setup Uninstaller DLL)
  • dbghelp.dll - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Windows NT Image Helper)
  • sqlimage.dll
  • msdbi.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual Studio (Microsoft (R) VC Program Database)
  • mssdi98.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio (Microsoft® SQL Debug Interface)
  • cmdwrap.exe - SQL Login Integration Procedures DLL
  • comnevnt.dll - Common Event Model DLL
  • console.exe - Console - Backup/Restore Message Display Utility
  • odsole70.dll - OleAut driver DLL containing SQL Server sp_OA extended stored procedures
  • opends60.dll - SQL Open Data Services DLL
  • replupd.exe - SQL Server Replication Upgrade Utility
  • semmap.dll - SEMMAP Resource DLL
  • semnt.dll - Window NT Specific DLL for SQL Enterprise Manager
  • sqlagent.dll - SQL Server Agent event strings DLL
  • sqlagent.exe - Microsoft SQL Server Agent
  • sqlatxss.dll - SQLServerAgent Active Scripting subsystem DLL.
  • sqlboot.dll - DO NOT DELETE THIS FILE
  • sqlcmdss.dll - SQLServerAgent Command Execution subsystem DLL.
  • sqlctr80.dll - SQL Server Performance Acquisition DLL
  • sqldata.dll - SQL Sorting Data DLL
  • sqldiag.exe - Command Line Server Status Recorder
  • sqlmaint.exe - SQL Server Database Maintenance Plan Wizard Executor.
  • sqlmap70.dll - SQL Mapi Integration Procedures DLL
  • sqlrepss.dll - SQLServer Agent Replication Subsystem Library.
  • sqlresld.dll - SQL Enterprise Manager Reesource DLL Loader
  • sqlservr.exe - SQL Server Windows NT
  • sqlsnmp.dll - MS SQL SNMP Extension DLL
  • sqlsort.dll - SQL Sorting DLL
  • sqlsvc.dll - Service Layer DLL for SQL Enterprise Workbench
  • ssmsad70.dll - ADSP Net DLL for SQL Server
  • SSmsgnet.dll - Winsock Oriented Net DLL for SQL Server
  • ssmslpcn.dll - Client-Side Local Inter-Process Communication (LPC) Net Library
  • ssmsrp70.dll - ListenOn RPC Net Library
  • ssmssh70.dll
  • ssmsvi70.dll - ListenOn VINES Net Library
  • ssnetlib.dll
  • ssnmpn70.dll - Named Pipes Net DLL for SQL Server
  • ums.dll - SQL User Mode Scheduler DLL
  • vswitch.exe - SQL Server version switch utility
  • w95scm.dll - SQL Server Windows 95 Lite SCM
  • xpadsi.exe - SQL Server AD registration program
  • xplog70.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • sqlservr.exe runs as a service named 'MSSQLSERVER' (MSSQLSERVER).
  • sqlagent.exe runs as a service named 'SQLSERVERAGENT' (SQLSERVERAGENT).

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2000?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft SQL Server 2000 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2000 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 Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 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 Microsoft SQL Server 2000.

Win XP 37%
Win 8 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.25%
Windows XP 44.08%
Windows 8 6.10%
Windows Server 2003 3.66%
Windows Vista 1.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 43.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.68%
Windows 7 Professional 12.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.74%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 2.63%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.60% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 17.60%
  United States 12.52%
  India 6.77%
  Indonesia 6.60%
  Brazil 4.06%
  Saudi Arabia 3.38%
  Italy 2.37%
  Pakistan 2.20%
  BD 2.20%
  Taiwan 1.86%
  Mexico 1.86%
  Vietnam 1.69%
  Thailand 1.69%
  France 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.57%
Hewlett-Packard 17.71%
Acer 11.43%
Intel 11.14%
ASUS 5.43%
Sahara 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Lenovo 2.57%
Samsung 0.86%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 3.65%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 3.13%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 3.13%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 3.13%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.60%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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