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Should I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,362
United States Rank #1,487
Reach 0.5045%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.38 days
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Average installed length: 315.81 days

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008

What is Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

SQL Server 2008 aims to make data management self-tuning, self organizing, and self maintaining with the development of SQL Server Always On technologies, to provide near-zero downtime. SQL Server 2008 also includes support for structured and semi-structured data, including digital media formats for pictures, audio, video and other multimedia data. In current versions, such multimedia data can be stored as BLOBs

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/sqlserver
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=116323
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Release\x86\SetupARP.exe" /x86

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008?

You can uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008 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 2008, 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 2008.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.82%
Windows 10 15.98%
Windows XP 8.61%
Windows Vista 6.45%
Windows Server 2003 0.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.60%
Windows 7 Professional 19.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.44%
Windows 10 Home 3.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.81%
  Germany 5.66%
  United Kingdom 4.14%
  India 3.03%
  Italy 2.50%
  Iran 2.33%
  Canada 2.29%
  France 2.26%
  Brazil 1.95%
  MA 1.70%
  Netherlands 1.58%
  Mexico 1.33%
  Israel 1.31%
  Spain 1.21%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.37%
Hewlett-Packard 24.56%
Acer 12.61%
Sony 8.14%
ASUS 6.26%
Toshiba 5.68%
Lenovo 2.65%
Samsung 2.65%
Intel 2.60%
American Megatrends 1.26%
Common models
Sony VPCCW21FX 5.18%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.66%
Sony VPCF115FM 3.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.14%
Sony VPCS111FM 2.90%

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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