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Should I remove SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #4,831
United States Rank #4,041
Reach 0.1092%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.00 days
235.90 days >
Average installed length: 123.95 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
12.2.5000.0 4.55%
12.1.4100.1 37.94%
12.0.2000.8 57.51%

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SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014

Overview

SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 12.0.2000.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 4.34 MB (4,550,656 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=90959
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sql server\120\shared
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3204DE95-97D2-4261-A286-98A262E171D4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014

  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • instapi120.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server Instance API DLL)
  • msmdredir.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Redirector
  • sqldumper.exe - SQL External minidumper

How do I remove SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014?

Quickly and completely remove SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014 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 SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014, 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 SQL Server Browser for SQL Server 2014.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 76%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,831

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 75.86%
Windows 7 24.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 22.02%
Windows 10 Home 21.78%
Windows 7 Professional 10.73%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.45%
Windows 8.1 6.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.89%
  United Kingdom 4.54%
  Italy 3.83%
  Netherlands 2.86%
  Germany 2.31%
  India 1.97%
  Canada 1.82%
  France 1.60%
  Turkey 1.49%
  Australia 1.34%
  Poland 1.26%
  Brazil 1.08%
  Iran 0.97%
  Singapore 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.07%
Dell 24.93%
ASUS 15.62%
Lenovo 10.63%
Acer 9.68%
Toshiba 3.37%
GIGABYTE 3.30%
MSI 2.79%
Samsung 2.27%
Intel 1.10%
Apple 0.81%
Gateway 0.44%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.27%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.13%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.57%
HP HP Notebook 2.39%
LENOVO 20378 2.02%

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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