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Should I remove Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,829
United States Rank #2,785
Reach 0.3720%

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Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database

What is Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database?  (from Microsoft)

The compatibility infrastructure uses a database to identify application compatibility issues and their solutions. This database is an indexed binary file with an .sdb extension. The compatibility infrastructure provides a programming interface to access the database. Compatibility issues can be addressed on an applica...  Read more

Overview

Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database is a program developed by Microsoft. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 31% of users of Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb432182(v=vs.85).aspx
Installation folder: C:\windows\syswow64
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\SysWow64\sdbinst.exe -u "C:\Windows\AppPatch\Custom\{deb7008b-681e-4a4a-8aae-cc833e8216ce}.sdb"

How do I remove Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database?

Quickly and completely remove Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Microsoft Windows Application Compatibility Database 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 Windows Application Compatibility Database, 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 Windows Application Compatibility Database.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#1,829

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.19%
Windows 10 22.23%
Windows XP 9.57%
Windows Vista 1.99%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.51%
Windows 7 Professional 8.86%
Windows 8.1 6.32%
Windows 10 Home 3.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.07%
  Taiwan 24.62%
  Hong Kong 6.48%
  France 2.45%
  Canada 2.41%
  United Kingdom 2.20%
  Italy 1.95%
  Germany 1.94%
  Brazil 1.91%
  Malaysia 1.78%
  Australia 1.50%
  Thailand 1.49%
  Russia 1.43%
  Mexico 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 24.04%
Acer 19.97%
Hewlett-Packard 14.78%
Dell 12.03%
GIGABYTE 11.96%
Lenovo 4.99%
Toshiba 3.76%
Samsung 3.16%
MSI 1.90%
Alienware 1.46%
Intel 0.99%
American Megatrends 0.96%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.95%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.48%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.09%
MSI MS-7758 2.09%

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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