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Should I remove Microsoft SQL Server Compact SP2 ESN?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,628
United States Rank #18,407
Reach 0.0542%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.11 days
681.81 days >
Average installed length: 358.24 days


3.5.8082.0 2.25%
3.5.8080.0 97.75%

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Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2 ESN

What is Microsoft SQL Server Compact SP2 ESN?

SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2 is an embedded database that allows developers to build robust applications for Windows desktops and mobile devices. The program contains the files for installing SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2 and Synchronization Services for ADO.NET version 1.0 SP1 on Windows desktop.


The most used version is 3.5.8080.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is ConnWiz.exe. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 6.24 MB (6,539,991 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=81488
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2A78694E-ACFE-4D5A-9B0F-C0EBEFA3F280}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.24 MB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft SQL Server Compact 3.5 SP2 ESN

Program executable:ConnWiz.exe
Name:Microsoft SQL Server Compact
Web Synchronization Configuration Wizard
Path:C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v3.5\Tools\ConnWiz.exe
Additional files:
  • sqlceca30.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition (Client Agent)
  • sqlcecompact30.dll - Database Repair Tool
  • sqlceer30EN.dll - Native Error Strings and resources
  • sqlceme30.dll - Managed Extensions
  • sqlceoledb30.dll - OLEDB Provider
  • sqlceqp30.dll - Query Processor
  • sqlcese30.dll - Storage Engine
  • System.Data.SqlClient.dll
  • System.Data.SqlServerCe.dll - System.Data.SqlServerCe
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • System.Data.SqlServerCe.Entity.dll - Microsoft® SQL Server® Compact (System.Data.SqlServerCe.Entity)
  • System.Data.SqlServerCe.Entity.resources.dll
  • System.Data.SqlServerCe.resources.dll
  • ConnWiz.exe - Microsoft SQL Server Compact (Web Synchronization Configuration Wizard)
  • ConnWiz.resources.dll - Asistente para configurar la sincronización web
  • Microsoft.SqlServerCe.Client.dll - Microsoft.SqlServerCe.Client
  • Microsoft.SqlServerCe.Client.resources.dll
  • Microsoft.SqlServerCe.Enumerator.dll - Microsoft.SqlServerCe.Enumerator
  • Microsoft.SqlServerCe.Enumerator.resources.dll
  • Microsoft.SqlServerCe.ManagementUI.dll - Management Studio Dialogs
  • Microsoft.SqlServerCe.ManagementUI.resources.dll - Cuadros de diálogo de Management Studio
  • Microsoft.SqlServerCe.ReplWiz.dll - Merge Replication Subscription Wizard
  • Microsoft.SqlServerCe.ReplWiz.resources.dll - Asistente para la suscripción de replicación de mezcla
  • sqlceca35.dll - Client Agent (32-bit)
  • sqlceca40.dll
  • sqlcecompact35.dll - Database Repair Tool (32-bit)
  • sqlcecompact40.dll
  • sqlceer35EN.dll - Native Error Strings and Resources
  • sqlceer35ES.dll - Cadenas de error y recursos nativos
  • sqlceer35TW.dll
  • sqlceer40EN.dll
  • sqlceer40ES.dll
  • sqlceer40FR.dll - Chaînes et ressources des erreurs natives
  • sqlceme35.dll - Managed Extensions (32-bit)
  • sqlceme40.dll
  • sqlceoledb35.dll - OLEDB Provider (32-bit)
  • sqlceoledb40.dll
  • sqlceqp35.dll - Query Processor (32-bit)
  • sqlceqp40.dll
  • sqlcese35.dll - Storage Engine (32-bit)
  • sqlcese40.dll
  • upgrade.exe - Database Upgrade Tool

How do I remove Microsoft SQL Server Compact SP2 ESN?

You can uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Compact SP2 ESN 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 Compact 3.5 SP2 ESN, 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 Compact SP2 ESN.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.51%
Windows 10 26.82%
Windows XP 4.77%
Windows Vista 2.43%
Windows Server 2003 0.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.87%
Windows 7 Professional 18.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.87%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.03%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.10% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 25.10%
  Mexico 20.79%
  United States 11.59%
  Colombia 8.43%
  Peru 7.95%
  Argentina 6.90%
  Chile 3.26%
  Ecuador 3.16%
  Costa Rica 2.49%
  Venezuela 1.63%
  El Salvador 1.44%
  Guatemala 1.05%
  BO 0.96%
  Dominican Republic 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.12%
Dell 18.33%
Acer 16.24%
ASUS 8.49%
Toshiba 8.49%
Lenovo 6.56%
Samsung 5.22%
Intel 4.17%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.08%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 3.08%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 2.74%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.74%
ECS H61H2-MV 2.40%
ASUS All Series 2.05%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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