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Should I remove SQL Server Browser per SQL Server 2014?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,533
United States Rank #45,265
Reach 0.0020%

Versions

VersionDistribution
12.2.5000.0 7.89%
12.1.4100.1 10.53%
12.0.2000.8 81.58%

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SQL Server Browser per SQL Server 2014

Overview

SQL Server Browser per 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 4.36 MB (4,575,232 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of SQL Server Browser per SQL Server 2014 come from Italy, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

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{3E92302F-0079-4AD3-B1A1-BE6312DB048A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.36 MB
Language: Italian (Italy)

Program filesFiles installed by SQL Server Browser per 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
  • sqlbrowser.exe - SQL Browser Service EXE
  • sqlbrowser_keyfile.dll - SQL Server Patch KeyFile

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • sqlbrowser.exe runs as a service named 'SQL Server Browser' (SQLBrowser) "Provides SQL Server connection information to client computers.".

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

Quickly and completely remove SQL Server Browser per SQL Server 2014 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SQL Server Browser per 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 per 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 per SQL Server 2014.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 82%
Win 7 (SP1) 18%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 82.05%
Windows 7 17.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 47.37%
Windows 10 Pro 34.21%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.35% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 54.35%
  United States 39.13%
  Germany 2.17%
  United Kingdom 2.17%
  Poland 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 28.13%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 18.75%
Lenovo 9.38%
Samsung 9.38%
Toshiba 3.13%
Sony 3.13%
Acer 3.13%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.82%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L750 2.94%
Acer Aspire TC-605 2.94%
Sony VPCF13S0E 2.94%
Samsung R540/SA41/E452 2.94%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 2.94%

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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