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Should I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Advisor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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0.1.3150.1 60.00%
0.1.3103.1 20.00%
0.1.3044.2 20.00%

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Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Advisor


Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Advisor is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 0.1.3150.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 6.25 MB (6,553,600 bytes). sqladvisorupdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. While about 70% of users of Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Advisor come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sql server 2016 upgrade advisor
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{13EC3D6B-AE25-454F-BF5D-E51EFC0C22E2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Advisor

  • microsoft.data.tools.schema.sql.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Data-Tier Application Framework
  • microsoft.data.tools.utilities.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.dac.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.dac.extensions.dll
  • microsoft.threading.tasks.extensions.desktop.dll - Microsoft.Threading.Tasks.Extensions.Desktop
  • microsoft.sqlserver.advisor.core.dll - Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Advisor (Microsoft.SqlServer.Advisor.Core)
  • microsoft.sqlserver.advisor.dll - SqlAdvisor
  • microsoft.sqlserver.advisor.scenarios.bestpracticesadvisor.dll - Microsoft.SqlServer.Advisor.Scenarios.BestPracticesAdvisor
  • microsoft.sqlserver.advisor.scenarios.common.dll - Microsoft.SqlServer.Advisor.Scenarios.Common
  • microsoft.sqlserver.advisor.scenarios.stretchdbadvisor.dll - Microsoft.SqlServer.Advisor.Scenarios.StretchDBAdvisor
  • microsoft.sqlserver.advisor.scenarios.upgradeanalyzer.dll - Microsoft.SqlServer.Advisor.Scenarios.UpgradeAnalyzer
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.contracts.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.inputbinding.contracts.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.inputbinding.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.telemetry.appinsights.contracts.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.telemetry.appinsights.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.telemetry.contracts.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.telemetry.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.workflow.contracts.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.fundamentals.operationsinfrastructure.workflow.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.sqlcodeanalysisrules.dll - Microsoft.SqlServer.SqlCodeAnalysisRules
  • microsoft.utilities.commandlinearguments.dll - Microsoft.Utilities.CommandLineArguments
  • sqladvisor.exe
  • sqladvisorcmd.exe - SqlAdvisorCmd
  • sqladvisorupdater.exe - SqlAdvisorUpdater
  • microsoft.threading.tasks.extensions.dll - Microsoft.Threading.Tasks.Extensions
  • system.web.razor.dll - Microsoft ASP.NET Web Pages (System.Web.Razor)
  • microsoft.threading.tasks.dll - Microsoft.Threading.Tasks
  • microsoft.sqlserver.transactsql.dll - Microsoft SQL Server
  • microsoft.sqlserver.transactsql.scriptdom.dll
  • microsoft.sqlserver.types.dll - SQL Server Spatial Types Assembly
  • system.reactive.core.dll - Reactive Extensions (System.Reactive.Core)
  • system.reactive.interfaces.dll - System.Reactive.Interfaces
  • system.reactive.linq.dll - System.Reactive.Linq
  • system.reactive.platformservices.dll - System.Reactive.PlatformServices
  • system.reactive.windows.threading.dll - System.Reactive.Windows.Threading
  • microsoft.applicationinsights.dll

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Advisor?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Advisor from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Upgrade Advisor 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 2016 Upgrade Advisor, 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 2016 Upgrade Advisor.

Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 8
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  United Kingdom 10.00%
  Kazakstan 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
ASUS All Series 40.00%
Dell Inspiron 5548 20.00%
Dell Dell Precision M3800 20.00%
ASUSTeK X555LD 20.00%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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