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Should I remove SQL Server Browser para SQL Server 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,521
United States Rank #35,305
Reach 0.0114%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.53 days
281.24 days >
Average installed length: 147.77 days


11.3.6020.0 0.89%
11.2.5058.0 6.67%
11.1.3000.0 24.44%
11.1.2845.0 0.44%
11.0.2100.60 67.56%

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SQL Server Browser para SQL Server 2012

What is SQL Server Browser para SQL Server 2012?  (from Microsoft)

The SQL Server Browser program runs as a Windows service. SQL Server Browser listens for incoming requests for Microsoft SQL Server resources and provides information about SQL Server instances installed on the computer. For each instance of the Database Engine and SSAS, the SQL Server Browser service (sqlbrowser) prov...  Read more


SQL Server Browser para SQL Server 2012 is a software program developed by Microsoft. The most common release is 11.0.2100.60, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 4.34 MB (4,554,752 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 28% of users of SQL Server Browser para SQL Server 2012 come from Brazil, it is also popular in Spain and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=90959
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft sql server\110\shared
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7C219CA2-CBA3-4F34-8EE2-E12AAFC30D93}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.34 MB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by SQL Server Browser para SQL Server 2012

  • msmdredir.dll - Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services Redirector)
  • dbghelp.dll - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • instapi110.dll - Microsoft SQL Server (SQL Server Instance API DLL)
  • sqldumper.exe - SQL External minidumper

How do I remove SQL Server Browser para SQL Server 2012?

You can uninstall SQL Server Browser para 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 SQL Server Browser para 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 SQL Server Browser para SQL Server 2012.

Win 10 55%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.11%
Windows 7 44.44%
Windows Vista 0.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 18.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.44%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 9.78%
Windows 8 Pro 8.00%
Windows 10 Pro 6.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.70% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 27.70%
  Spain 15.96%
  Mexico 15.49%
  United States 14.55%
  Peru 7.98%
  Colombia 2.82%
  Ecuador 2.82%
  Chile 2.35%
  Argentina 1.88%
  El Salvador 1.41%
  Paraguay 1.41%
  Nicaragua 0.94%
  BO 0.94%
  Dominican Republic 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.56%
Dell 21.80%
Acer 12.78%
ASUS 11.28%
Lenovo 9.77%
Samsung 9.02%
Toshiba 5.26%
Intel 3.01%
Common models
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.59%
Dell Inspiron 5423 1.72%
Dell Inspiron 3437 1.72%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 1.72%
LENOVO 10104 1.72%
LENOVO 3493GDP 1.72%

About Microsoft

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Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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