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Should I remove Microsoft System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #506
United States Rank #596
Reach 1.2985%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.92 days
410.56 days >
Average installed length: 215.72 days


11.4.7462.6 0.00%
11.3.6020.0 0.14%
11.2.5058.0 0.72%
11.1.3366.16 47.50%
11.1.3000.0 4.52%
11.0.2100.60 47.11%
11.0.2100.57 0.00%

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Microsoft System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012

What is Microsoft System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012?

In order to translate data between the object model and the database, a type mapping must be defined. LINQ to SQL uses a type mapping to match each common language runtime (CLR) type with a particular SQL Server type. You can define type mappings and other mapping information, such as database structure and table relationships, inside the object model with attribute-based mapping.

About  (from Microsoft)

Because of differences in precision and execution between the CLR and SQL Server, you may receive different results or experience different behavior depending on where you perform your calculations. Calculations performed in LINQ to SQL queries are actually translated to Transact-SQL and then executed on the SQL Server...  Read more


The most used version is 11.1.3366.16, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is microsoft.sqlserver.types.dll. The software installer includes 84 files and is usually about 2.09 MB (2,195,456 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=149837
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sdks\windows\v8.0a\bootstrapper\packages\sqlclrtypes_x86\en
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E2082604-4BA5-44BB-BBFB-AF0F3CB8C6AB}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012

Program module:microsoft.sqlserver.types.dll
Name:Microsoft SQL Server
SQL Server Spatial Types Assembly
Path:C:\Program Files\microsoft sql server\110\sdk\assemblies\microsoft.sqlserver.types.dll
Additional files:
  • sqlsysclrtypes_keyfile.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server Patch KeyFile)
  • microsoft.sqlserver.types.resources.dll - SQL Server Spatial Types Assembly

How do I remove Microsoft System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012?

You can uninstall Microsoft System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012 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 System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012, 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 System CLR Types for SQL Server 2012.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.94%
Windows 10 48.48%
Windows Vista 0.48%
Windows XP 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.11%
Windows 7 Professional 15.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.73%
Windows 8.1 9.72%
Windows 10 Home 6.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.36%
  United Kingdom 5.25%
  Canada 3.14%
  India 2.89%
  Netherlands 2.36%
  Brazil 2.31%
  Germany 1.93%
  Australia 1.78%
  Israel 1.39%
  France 1.35%
  Italy 1.33%
  Turkey 1.33%
  Sweden 1.27%
  Belgium 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.04%
Hewlett-Packard 23.63%
ASUS 13.28%
Acer 11.29%
Lenovo 7.86%
Toshiba 4.77%
Samsung 3.68%
Intel 1.94%
Alienware 1.34%
MSI 1.16%
Apple 0.76%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.22%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.74%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.95%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.91%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.25%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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