Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Microsoft SQL Server 2008

How to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008 from your system

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is a Windows application. Read more about how to remove it from your PC. The Windows release was developed by Microsoft Corporation. More information on Microsoft Corporation can be seen here. The program is often found in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Release\x86 directory (same installation drive as Windows). C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Release\x86\SetupARP.exe is the full command line if you want to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008. Microsoft SQL Server 2008's main file takes about 427.66 KB (437920 bytes) and is called LandingPage.exe.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 721.89 KB (739216 bytes) on disk.

  • FixSqlRegistryKey_ia64.exe (45.85 KB)
  • FixSqlRegistryKey_x64.exe (45.85 KB)
  • FixSqlRegistryKey_x86.exe (49.85 KB)
  • LandingPage.exe (427.66 KB)
  • setup100.exe (71.66 KB)
  • SetupARP.exe (81.02 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 2008 of Microsoft SQL Server 2008. Several files, folders and registry data will be left behind when you are trying to remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 from your computer.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server

The files below are left behind on your disk by Microsoft SQL Server 2008's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Desktop\System.Data.SqlServerCe.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Desktop\System.Data.SqlServerCe.Entity\System.Data.SqlServerCe.Entity.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\EULA_ENU.rtf
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\MICROSOFT VISUAL C++ 2008 EXPRESS EDITION ENU.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\amd64\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\amd64\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\amd64\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\README_ENU.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\amd64\sqlceca40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\amd64\sqlcecompact40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\amd64\sqlceer40EN.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\amd64\sqlceme40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\amd64\sqlceqp40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\amd64\sqlcese40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\System.Data.SqlServerCe.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\System.Data.SqlServerCe.Entity.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\x86\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\Microsoft.VC90.CRT.manifest
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\x86\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\msvcr90.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\x86\Microsoft.VC90.CRT\README_ENU.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\x86\sqlceca40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\x86\sqlcecompact40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\x86\sqlceer40EN.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\x86\sqlceme40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\x86\sqlceqp40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\Private\x86\sqlcese40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\ReadmeSSCE_ENU.htm
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\REDIST_ENU.TXT
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\sqlceca40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\sqlcecompact40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\sqlceer40EN.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\sqlceme40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\sqlceoledb40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\sqlceqp40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition\v4.0\sqlcese40.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\AXSCPHST.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\en\Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.BusinessLogicSupport.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\instapi10.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.BusinessLogicSupport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\msgprox.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\replerrx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\replisapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\replprov.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\replrec.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\replsub.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\Resources\1033\AXSCPHST.RLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\Resources\1033\REPLRES.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\sqlresld.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\sqlwep100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\COM\xmlsub.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\batchparser.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DataCollectorTasks.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTEParse.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTEParseMgd.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTEPkg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTExec.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTSComExprEval.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DtsConn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\dtshost.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTSLog.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\dtsmsg100.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTSPERF.H
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTSPERF.INI
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTSPipeline.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DTSWizard.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\dtuparse.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\dtutil.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\DtwTypeConversion.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\ExecPackageTask.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\interop.msdasc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Microsoft.SqlServer.DTEnum.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Microsoft.SqlServer.DtsMsg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Microsoft.SqlServer.DtsTransferProvider.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Microsoft.SqlServer.DTSUtilities.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Microsoft.SqlServer.ForEachFileEnumeratorWrap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Microsoft.SqlServer.PackageFormatUpdate.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Microsoft.SqlServer.PipelineXML.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Microsoft.SqlServer.SQLTaskConnectionsWrap.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\MsDtsSrvrUtil.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\DataCollectorTasks.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\DTEParse.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\DTEPkg.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\dtexec.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\dts.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\dtsconn.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\dtshost.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\dtslog.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\dtsmsg100.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\dtspipeline.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\dtuparse.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\dtutil.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\Resources\1033\sqltaskconnections.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\SQLTaskConnections.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Binn\SqlTDiagN.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Connections\en\Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedConnections.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\Connections\Microsoft.SqlServer.ManagedConnections.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\ForEachEnumerators\DataCollectorEnumerators.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\ForEachEnumerators\en\Microsoft.SqlServer.ForEachAdoEnumerator.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\ForEachEnumerators\en\Microsoft.SqlServer.ForEachSMOEnumerator.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\ForEachEnumerators\ForEachFileEnumerator.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\DTS\ForEachEnumerators\Microsoft.SqlServer.ForEachAdoEnumerator.dll

Generally the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft SQL Server Compact Edition Database File
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\162AD4AB06BC09642B204499D8CF9668
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2E43F6A45E9061642B72A4624A886A9F
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\3323515BEEA94DC4D9C2F4AA8C07BD2E
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\361B42480E1D7B84882A7C6A71763B7D
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\3CE12785E4D897B4CB1501452EDDDC01
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4E9F6280E787D184380ECBA6750B655D
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5C77E691425F05B4DBA1C212EE9E8B7F
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6BA4943F00966C14FA7528636228E78D
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\98E9EA339C74D0A4E9D9DB6D69A68340
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\99DB51844A69EF948A58CD0FE6E9E487
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D3A8EDBB2A466A34593F2CB778FDA71C
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Microsoft SQL Server 10 Release

Additional values that you should delete:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\162AD4AB06BC09642B204499D8CF9668\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2E43F6A45E9061642B72A4624A886A9F\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\3323515BEEA94DC4D9C2F4AA8C07BD2E\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\361B42480E1D7B84882A7C6A71763B7D\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\3CE12785E4D897B4CB1501452EDDDC01\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4E9F6280E787D184380ECBA6750B655D\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5C77E691425F05B4DBA1C212EE9E8B7F\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\6BA4943F00966C14FA7528636228E78D\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\98E9EA339C74D0A4E9D9DB6D69A68340\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\99DB51844A69EF948A58CD0FE6E9E487\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\D3A8EDBB2A466A34593F2CB778FDA71C\ProductName

How to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008 from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is an application by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Frequently, people try to erase this program. Sometimes this is hard because doing this by hand takes some experience related to removing Windows programs manually. One of the best EASY manner to erase Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful PC management program.

3. Click on the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or simply activate the Search field and type in "Microsoft SQL Server 2008". If it exists on your system the Microsoft SQL Server 2008 application will be found very quickly. Notice that when you select Microsoft SQL Server 2008 in the list of apps, some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding Microsoft SQL Server 2008, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008.
Uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008

8. After uninstalling Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Microsoft SQL Server 2008 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows (6.4)
Software Application


This page is not a recommendation to remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Microsoft SQL Server 2008 by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 in case you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 02:18:49.640