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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer English


Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer English is a software program developed by Microsoft. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 87 files and is usually about 18.68 MB (19,583,231 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 57% of users of Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer English come from the United States, it is also popular in Argentina and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=52160
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{383F7588-63B4-4AF0-AC36-15BA7FE0AB6A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 18.68 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer English

  • msasxpress.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (Microsoft Compression Library)
  • msmdredir.dll
  • atl80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • mfc80.dll - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • MFC80CHS.DLL - MFC Language Specific Resources
  • mfc80u.dll
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
  • axscphst.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (AxScriptHost70 - Active Scripting Host for SQL)
  • AXSCPHST90.DLL - AxScriptHost90 - Active Scripting Host for SQL
  • batchparser.dll - Batch Parser
  • CDWTasks.dll - CDWTASKS - All OMW custom task are defined here.
  • CustTask.dll - CustTask - DTS Custom Task implementation file.
  • DISTRIB.exe - SQL Server Replication Distribution Agent
  • DTSFFile.dll - DTSFlatFile Rowset Provider DLL
  • DTSPkg.dll - DTSPackage Service Provider DLL
  • DTSPump.dll - DTSDataPump Service Provider DLL
  • DTSRun.exe - DTSRUN - DTS Package CommandLine Execution
  • instapi.dll - SQL Server Instance API DLL
  • instapi10.dll
  • isacctchange.dll - IS Account change notification
  • logread.exe - SQL Server Replication Logreader Agent
  • mergetxt.dll - SQL Server Text Merge Resolver
  • Microsoft.NetEnterpriseServers.ExceptionMessageBox.dll - ExceptionMessageBox
  • Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Controls.dll
  • Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.PSProvider.dll - SQL Server PowerShell Provider
  • Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.PSSnapins.dll - SQL Server Cmdlets
  • Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.BusinessLogicSupport.dll - Replication Business Logic Support Library
  • msgprox.dll - SQL Server Merge Replication Message Provider
  • qrdrsvc.exe - SQL Server Replication QueueReader Agent
  • rdistcom.dll - SQL Server Replication Distribution Library
  • REPLAGNT.dll - SQL Server Replication Agent Library
  • REPLDP.dll - SQL Server Replication Internal Distributor Provider
  • repldts.dll - SQL Server Replication OLEDB provider Library for DTS
  • replerrx.dll - Microsoft SQL Replication Errors Control 10.0
  • replisapi.dll - SQL Server Merge Replication Listener
  • replmerg.exe - SQL Server Replication Merge Agent
  • replprov.dll - SQL Server Merge Replication Provider
  • replrec.dll - SQL Server Merge Replication Reconciler
  • replsub.dll - SQL Server Replication Subscriber Provider
  • replsync.dll - SQL Server Replication Synchronization Manager Handler
  • semmap.dll - SEMMAP Resource DLL
  • snapshot.exe - Replication Snapshot
  • spresolv.dll - SQL Server Replication Stored Procedure Merge Resolver
  • sqlboot.dll - SQL Server Edition Settings DLL
  • sqlbrowser.exe - SQL Browser Service EXE
  • sqldistx.dll - Microsoft SQL Distribution Control 9.0
  • SQLDMO.DLL - Distributed Management Objects OLE DLL for SQL Enterprise Manager
  • SqlDumper.exe - SQL External minidumper
  • sqlftacct.dll - SQLServer Full Text Service Account Change Callback
  • SqlManager.dll - SQL Server Configuration Manager snap-in

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • sqlbrowser.exe runs as a service named 'SQL Server Browser' (SQLBrowser) "Provides SQL Server connection information to client computers.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • sqlbrowser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlbrowser.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:12.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000149173%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000541%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000951%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer English?

You can uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer English 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 SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer (English), 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 SQL Server 2005 Best Practices Analyzer English.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 25.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Argentina 14.29%
  DK 14.29%
  United Kingdom 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite-C845 25.00%
HP ProBook 6540b 25.00%
HP ProBook 6475b 25.00%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-S2P 25.00%

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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