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Should I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Management Objects?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #465
United States Rank #646
Reach 1.3871%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.83 days
142.60 days >
Average installed length: 74.92 days


11.3.6020.0 0.04%
11.2.5058.0 0.23%
11.1.3000.0 55.45%
11.0.2100.60 44.27%
11.0.2100.57 0.00%

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Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Management Objects

What is Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Management Objects?

SQL Server Management Objects (SMO) are objects designed for programmatic management of Microsoft SQL Server. You can use SMO to build customized SQL Server management applications. Although SQL Server Management Studio is a powerful and extensive application for managing SQL Server, there might be times when you would be better served by an SMO application.


The most used version is 11.1.3000.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 112 files and is usually about 6.26 MB (6,561,792 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/sqlserver
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=149838
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{DA1C1761-5F4F-4332-AB9D-29EDF3F8EA0A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.26 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Management Objects

  • microsoft.sqlserver.connectioninfo.dll - Microsoft SQL Server
  • microsoft.sqlserver.connectioninfoextended.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.dmf.adapters.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.dmf.adapters.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.dmf.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.dmf.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.dmfsqlclrwrapper.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.collector.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.collector.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.collectorenum.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.collectorenum.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.registeredservers.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.sdk.sfc.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.sdk.sfc.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.utility.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.utility.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.utilityenum.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.xevent.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.xevent.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.management.xeventenum.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.policyenum.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.regsvrenum.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.regsvrenum.resources.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.servicebrokerenum.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.smo.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.smoextended.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.sqlenum.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.sqlwmimanagement.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.sstring.dll - SQL Server Secure String Package
  • microsoft.sqlserver.wmienum.dll
  • sharedmanagementobjects_keyfile.dll - SQL Server Patch KeyFile

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Management Objects?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Management Objects from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Management Objects 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 2012 Management Objects, 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 2012 Management Objects.

Win 10 49%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.15%
Windows 10 49.41%
Windows Vista 0.40%
Windows XP 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.92%
Windows 7 Professional 14.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.10%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.35%
Windows 8.1 9.85%
Windows 10 Home 5.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.78%
  United Kingdom 4.66%
  Germany 4.12%
  Canada 2.97%
  Italy 2.66%
  India 2.52%
  France 2.38%
  Brazil 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.06%
  Australia 1.59%
  Israel 1.29%
  Mexico 1.27%
  Turkey 1.22%
  Sweden 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.65%
Dell 23.29%
ASUS 14.18%
Acer 11.60%
Lenovo 7.81%
Toshiba 4.89%
Samsung 3.82%
Intel 1.86%
Alienware 1.33%
MSI 1.25%
Apple 0.74%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.60%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.64%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.90%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.61%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.33%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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