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6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #17,369
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.00 days
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Average installed length: 108.55 days


VersionDistribution 8.66% 6.50% 3.25% 9.03% 10.47% 2.89% 8.66% 23.83% 10.11% 1.08% 10.11% 5.42%

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Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle

What is Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle?  (from Quest Software)

Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle proactively identifies potential performance issues and automates SQL optimization by scanning and analyzing running SQL statements, PL/SQL, or other source code. It explores every possible way of improving SQL performance tuning. If you already have the best-performing SQL, it proves it....  Read more


Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle is a program developed by Quest Software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle.exe. The software installer includes 83 files and is usually about 54.3 MB (56,936,895 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 31% of users of Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Korea.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quest.com/sql-optimizer-for-oracle
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Quest Software\Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{E09A6ECD-0A10-4E72-AB8C-60FD4CCB5E54}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 54.3 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle

Program executable:Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle.exe
Name:Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle
Path:C:\Program Files\Quest Software\Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle\Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle.exe
Additional files:
  • XpertResources.dll - XpertResources Dynamic Link Library (External Resources for XpertEngine)
  • AIMLib.dll - Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle (AIM Engine)
  • BaselineLib.dll - Baseline Engine
  • ConnPoolLib.dll - Connection Manager
  • LogEngine.dll - Log Engine
  • OptQEngLib.dll - Optimize Queue Engine
  • QOADVLib.dll - Best Practise Engine
  • QOraOptEngineLib.dll - Xpert Engine
  • QTInspLib.dll - Inspector Engine
  • QTScanLib.dll - Scanner Engine
  • Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle.exe - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.Main
  • Quest.Tuning.Common.Business.dll - Quest.Tuning.Common.Business
  • Quest.Tuning.Common.dll - Quest.Tuning.Common
  • Quest.Tuning.Common.Foundation.dll - Quest.Tuning.Common.Foundation
  • Quest.Tuning.MessageBox.dll - Quest.Tuning.MessageBox
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.AnalyzeImpact.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.AnalyzeImpact
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.Common.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.Common
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.ConnectionPoolWrapper.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.ConnectionPoolWrapper
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.CrossIdx.DLL - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.CrossIdx
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.Inspector.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.Inspector
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.OutlineManager.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.OutlineManager.Engine
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.PVT.DLL - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.PVT
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.Queue.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.Oueue
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.Scanner.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.Scanner
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.SQLab.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.SQLab
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.SQLWorkload.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.SQLWorkload
  • Quest.Tuning.Oracle.UIA.dll - Quest.Tuning.Oracle.UIA
  • Quest.Tuning.Preferences.dll - Quest.Tuning.Preferences
  • Quest.Tuning.SQLWorkload.dll - Quest.Tuning.SQLWorkload
  • Quest_SQL_Optimizer_Oracle_Optimize_Indexes.exe - Quest_SQL_Optimizer_Oracle_Optimize_Indexes
  • Quest_SQL_Optimizer_Oracle_Optimize_Indexes_Launcher.exe - Quest_SQL_Optimizer_Oracle_Optimize_Indexes_Launcher
  • UIALib.dll - UIA Engine
  • XpertTrace.dll - Xpert Trace
  • SaveLicense.exe - SaveLicense
  • sareg.dll - SQL Impact (SQL Impact Program Registration Utility)
  • ConnPool.dll
  • OptQEng.dll
  • PVT_ENUO.dll - PVT Engine
  • QOADV.dll
  • QOADV_ENU.dll
  • QOraOptEngine.dll
  • QPRB.dll - Tuning Lab
  • QPRBLib.dll
  • QPTkProfSetupPI.dll - Trace Setup
  • QRebarEngineLib.dll - Rebar Xpert Engine
  • QTInsp.dll
  • QTPVT.dll
  • QTPVTLib.dll
  • QTScan.dll
  • Interop.QExplain2.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'QExplain2'.
  • borlndmm.dll (by Embarcadero Technologies) - Embarcadero Memory Manager
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • AxInterop.QExplain2.dll
  • CtrlAPI.dll
  • SQLOptimizerSkins.dll

How do I remove Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle?

Quickly and completely remove Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle 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 Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle, 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 Quest SQL Optimizer for Oracle.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.10%
Windows 8 17.99%
Windows XP 7.55%
Windows Server 2003 0.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 40.58%
Windows 7 Enterprise 15.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.62%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 3.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.72%
  Italy 6.21%
  Korea 3.92%
  Taiwan 2.94%
  Canada 2.61%
  Saudi Arabia 2.29%
  Spain 2.29%
  India 2.29%
  Turkey 1.96%
  Thailand 1.96%
  Mexico 1.63%
  United Kingdom 1.63%
  Indonesia 1.63%
  France 1.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.56%
Hewlett-Packard 27.18%
Lenovo 9.74%
ASUS 5.64%
Acer 4.10%
Intel 2.56%
Samsung 2.56%
Toshiba 2.05%
Sony 1.54%
Common models
Dell Latitude E5420 3.50%
Dell Latitude E6520 3.50%
Dell Latitude E6430 2.80%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.80%
Dell OptiPlex 780 2.80%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 2.80%

About Quest Software

Quest manufactures software used by IT professionals in a variety of industries and although they are best known for TOAD, used by database professionals, they offers other products that develop, manage, monitor and protect packaged and custom software applications, as well as associated software infrastructure components, such as databases, application servers, operating systems and hypervisors.
Publisher URL: www.quest.com


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