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Should I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #2,456
Reach 0.3018%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.33 days
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Average installed length: 237.66 days

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2

What is Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2?

SQL Server 2008 R2 adds certain features to SQL Server 2008 including a master data management system branded as Master Data Services, a central management of master data entities and hierarchies. Also Multi Server Management, a centralized console to manage multiple SQL Server 2008 instances and services including relational databases, Reporting Services, Analysis Services & Integration Services. SQL Server 2008 R2 includes a number of new services, including PowerPivot for Excel and SharePoint, Master Data Services and StreamInsight.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/sqlserver
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=154582
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\SQLServer2008R2\x86\SetupARP.exe" /X86

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2?

You can uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 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 R2, 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 R2.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.24%
Windows 10 29.10%
Windows XP 7.97%
Windows Vista 4.32%
Windows Server 2003 0.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 24.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.74%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.82%
Windows 10 Home 7.13%
Windows 10 Pro 5.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.81%
  Germany 7.18%
  United Kingdom 3.81%
  Italy 3.61%
  India 3.57%
  Netherlands 2.60%
  Brazil 2.15%
  Iran 1.83%
  France 1.81%
  Poland 1.76%
  Mexico 1.62%
  Canada 1.54%
  Spain 1.28%
  Australia 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.47%
Hewlett-Packard 26.96%
Acer 12.42%
ASUS 7.49%
Toshiba 4.17%
Lenovo 3.47%
Intel 3.20%
Samsung 2.95%
Medion 0.91%
American Megatrends 0.85%
Common models
ASUS All Series 23.05%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.22%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.15%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.00%
ASUSTeK Z240IC-H110 1.78%

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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