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Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Tools Express Edition CTP


Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Tools Express Edition CTP is a program developed by Microsoft. 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 installer includes 41 files and is usually about 43.87 MB (45,997,707 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.microsoft.com/sql
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\setup.exe" /resumesetup /productcode {2750B389-A2D2-4953-99CA-27C1F2A8E6FD} /X {2750B389-A2D
Estimated size: 43.87 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Tools Express Edition CTP

  • custsat.dll - Microsoft(R) MSN (R) Communications System (custsat)
  • dw15.exe - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • msxmlsql.dll - Microsoft(R) MSXMLSQL 1.0 RTM (MSXMLSQL RTM)
  • AXSCPHST90.DLL - Microsoft SQL Server (AxScriptHost90 - Active Scripting Host for SQL)
  • DISTRIB.exe - SQL Server Replication Distribution Agent
  • instapi.dll - SQL Server Instance API DLL
  • mergetxt.dll - SQL Server Text Merge Resolver
  • Microsoft.NetEnterpriseServers.ExceptionMessageBox.dll - ExceptionMessageBox
  • Microsoft.SqlSac.Management.dll - Microsoft_SqlSac_Smo
  • Microsoft.SqlSac.Public.dll - Microsoft_SqlSac_Public
  • Microsoft.SqlSac.UserControls.dll - UserControl
  • Microsoft.SqlSac.Utilities.dll - Microsoft.SqlSac.Utilities
  • microsoft.sqlserver.mgdsqldumper.dll - Managed SQL External minidumper
  • Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.BusinessLogicSupport.dll - Replication Business Logic Support Library
  • msgprox.dll - SQL Server Merge Replication Message Provider
  • rdistcom.dll - SQL Server Replication Distribution Library
  • replerrx.dll - Microsoft SQL Replication Errors Control 9.0
  • 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
  • spresolv.dll - SQL Server Replication Stored Procedure Merge Resolver
  • sqladhlp90.exe - Microsoft SQL Server Active Directory Helper Service
  • SqlBoot.dll - SQL Server Edition Settings DLL
  • sqlbrowser.exe - SQL Browser Service EXE
  • sqldistx.dll - Microsoft SQL Distribution Control 9.0
  • sqlmergx.dll - Microsoft SQL Merge Control 9.0
  • sqlresld90.dll - SQL Enterprise Manager Resource DLL Loader
  • sqlwep.dll - WMI Event Provider for SQL Server
  • ssradd.dll - SQL Server Additive Conflict Resolver
  • ssravg.dll - SQL Server Averaging Conflict Resolver
  • ssrdown.dll - SQL Server Download Only Resolver
  • ssrmax.dll - SQL Server Maximum/Latest Conflict Resolver
  • ssrmin.dll - SQL Server Minimum Conflict Resolver
  • ssrpub.dll - SQL Server Subscriber Always Wins Conflict Resolver
  • ssrup.dll - SQL Server Upload Only Resolver
  • tablediff.exe - Replication Table Diff Tool
  • xmlsub.dll - XML Subscriber

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • sqlbrowser.exe runs as a service named 'SQL Browser' (SQLBrowser) "Provides SQL Server connection information to client computers.".
  • sqladhlp90.exe runs as a service named 'MSSQLServerADHelper' (MSSQLServerADHelper) "MSSQLServerADHelper is a helper service for integration with Active Directories.".

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Tools Express Edition CTP?

You can uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Tools Express Edition CTP 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 Tools Express Edition CTP, 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 Tools Express Edition CTP.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
Windows XP

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