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1% remove it99% keep it
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6.0.5601.8541 5.88%
6.0.5601.8540 52.94%
6.0.5601.8538 5.88%
6.0.5601.8497 5.88%
6.0.5601.8495 11.76%
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Windows Small Business Server 2008

What is Windows Small Business Server 2008?  (from Microsoft)

Windows Small Business Server 2008 is no longer available from Authorized Replicators. OEM Distributors will be able to distribute any remaining inventory until it is depleted. Plan now to transition your customers to Windows SBS 2011 Standard. Now that Windows Small Business Server 2008 has reached end of sales, now i...  Read more


Windows Small Business Server 2008 is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 6.0.5601.8540, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 main program executable is arpform.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 233.32 MB (244,656,720 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows Vista (SP1). While about 64% of users of Windows Small Business Server 2008 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Colombia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/OEM/en/products/servers/Pages/sbs_2008_overview.aspx
Help link: go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=101211
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows small business server\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Bin\ARPForm.exe
Estimated size: 233.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Small Business Server 2008

Program executable:arpform.exe
Name:Windows SBS 2008 Maintenance
Path:C:\Program Files\windows small business server\bin\arpform.exe
Additional files:
  • DDnsClient.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Domain Purchase and Configuration Dynamic Dns Client
  • DPCW.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Domain Purchase and Configuration Wizard
  • FaxSPRouteSnapin.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Fax SharePoint Routing Extension Snap-in
  • certadm.Interop.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Certificate Administration Interop DLL
  • DataCollectorSvc.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Monitoring Data Collection Service
  • FaxSPRoute.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Fax SharePoint Routing Extension
  • CNetTasks.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Core Networking Setup Tasks DLL
  • certcli.Interop.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Certificate Client Interop DLL
  • certenroll.Interop.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Certificate Enroll Interop DLL
  • CIMW.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Configure Internet Mail Wizard
  • CNetManagement.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Core Networking Management DLL
  • CTIW.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Connect to the Internet Wizard
  • AVInfra.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Anti-Virus Infrastructure DLL
  • ASInfra.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Anti Spam Infrastructure DLL
  • FaxCW.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Configure Fax Service Wizard
  • CNetNative.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Core Networking Utility DLL
  • CreateUserRole.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Create New User Role Wizard
  • AdminWizardFramework.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Admin Wizard Framework DLL
  • DomainPurchaseClient.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Domain Purchase Client DLL
  • addmultipleusers.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Add Multiple Users Wizard
  • deletewsuslog.exe - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Operating System
  • DisableWebSiteLoopBackCheck.exe
  • BinaryHealthChecks.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Binary Health Checks DLL
  • ChangeUsersRole.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Change Users Role Wizard
  • ClientDiscoveryAD.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Client Discovery AD DLL
  • ClientSetupCommon.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Client Setup Common DLL
  • CopyConnectComputer.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Copy Connect Computer
  • FNCW.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Fix My Network Wizard
  • AdminUtilities.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Admin Utilities DLL
  • commonRes.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Common resource DLL
  • FaxComExLib.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Fax COM Interop DLL
  • AdminControls.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Admin Controls DLL
  • addgroup.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Add Group Wizard
  • AdminCommon.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Admin Common DLL
  • ConnectComputer.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Connect Computer
  • GadgetLinks.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Gadget Links DLL
  • adduser.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Add User Wizard
  • ClientTasks.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Client TasksDLL
  • ClientAdvisor.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Client Advisor
  • FaxCommon.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Fax Common DLL
  • FinishSetup.exe - Windows SBS 2008 FinishSetup
  • common.dll - Windows SBS 2008 Common DLL
  • console.exe - Windows SBS 2008 Console

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • console.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Console.
2 Services
  • DDnsClient.exe runs as a service named 'Dynamische DNS-client' (ddnsclient) "Automatisch de DNS-records bijwerken voor de domeinnaam die door de domeinprovider wordt beheerd.".
  • DataCollectorSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Windows SBS Manager' (DataCollectorSvc) "Controlegegevens verzamelen van de computers in het domein beheerd door Windows Small Business Server 2008.".

How do I remove Windows Small Business Server 2008?

Quickly and completely remove Windows Small Business Server 2008 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows Small Business Server 2008 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 Windows Small Business Server 2008, 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 Windows Small Business Server 2008.

Win Vista (SP2) 76%
Win 7 (SP1) 12%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 88.24%
Windows 7 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows (R) Small Busines... 88.24%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.00%
  Canada 8.00%
  Colombia 4.00%
  Belgium 4.00%
  Australia 4.00%
  Portugal 4.00%
  Netherlands 4.00%
  Hungary 4.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Intel 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Lenovo 13.33%
Common models
Dell PowerEdge T110 12.50%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 6.25%
LENOVO 649325U 6.25%
Dell PowerEdge T310 6.25%
LENOVO 044114U 6.25%
Intel S5000PSL 6.25%

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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