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Spotlight on SQL Server Desktop

What is Spotlight on SQL Server Desktop?  (from Quest Software)

Spotlight® on SQL Server Enterprise provides in-depth physical, cloud, and virtual SQL diagnostics. Intuitive overviews of enterprise health and performance, automated alerts and actions, and an integrated Xpert tuning module ensure optimal performance for your SQL Server, Analysis Services, VMware ESX and SQL Azure da...  Read more


Spotlight on SQL Server Desktop is a software program developed by Quest Software. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 14.21 MB (14,902,784 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quest.com/spotlight-on-sql-server-enterprise
Help link: www.quest.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\quest software\spotlight on sql server desktop\console
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0F3A0CB2-895C-4EBE-9DC5-B714F89AC889}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.21 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Spotlight on SQL Server Desktop

  • riwin32.dll (by PreEmptive Solutions) - Runtime Intelligence Client Library for Win32
  • spotlight.exe - Spotlight on SQL Server
  • spotlightresources.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • unzdll.dll - Delphi Zip (UnzDLL)
  • delzip179.dll (by DelphiZip) - DelphiZip (Freeware Zip/Unzip)
  • version.dll - Quest Diagnostic Server

How do I remove Spotlight on SQL Server Desktop?

You can uninstall Spotlight on SQL Server Desktop 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 Spotlight on SQL Server Desktop, 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 Spotlight on SQL Server Desktop.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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