Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Microsoft SQL Server 2008



How to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008 from your computer

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)
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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\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\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Redist_DACFramework.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Redist_TSqlLanguageService.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Bin\{4C9D82EB-9001-4E59-8F64-0BEEE5F4A30A}sqlca.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\DbgHelp.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\CommonProperties.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\InputSettings.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\InputSettings_ChainerSettings_SlpSettings.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\InputSettings_FeatureSpecific_InstanceName.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\InputSettings_FeatureSpecific_SlpInputSettings.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\InputSettings_RsDumper_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\Package.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\Product.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Agent_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Agent_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_AgentScript_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_AS_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_AS_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_AsDumper_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_AsInstanceId_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ASSIP_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ClusterDisk_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ClusterDisk_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ClusterGroup_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ClusterGroup_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ClusterIPAddresses_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ClusterIPAddresses_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ClusterNode_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ClusterNode_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ClusterNodesStatus_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_FailOverClusterName_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_FailoverClusterName_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Fulltext_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Fulltext_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_InstanceId_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ManagementTools_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ManagementTools_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ManagementToolsAdvanced_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_ManagementToolsAdvanced_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Pid_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Pid_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Repl_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Repl_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_RsInstanceId_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Sku_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Sku_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Slp_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_Slp_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SlpDumper_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SniServer_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SniServer_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlBrowser_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlBrowser_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlBrowserStopService_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlEngine_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlEngine_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlEngineDumper_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlInstanceId_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlLegacyDiscovery_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlLegacyDiscovery_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlPowershell_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlPowershell_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlRS_DBPrivate.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlRS_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SqlRS_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SQLServerSCP_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SSIS_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SSIS_Public.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\ProductSettings_SSIS_VSTA_Private.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Datastore_LandingPage\SLP_Actions_PersistedActionData.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Detail_LandingPage.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110559\Summary_UserName-PC_20160829_110559_LandingPage.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\BestPracticesPolicies_Cpu32_1.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\ConfigurationFile.ini
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AddNode.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentInstanceRegPath.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentLocalGroupDescription.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentLocalGroupName.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentLogDllPath.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentPrincipal.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentResourceDescription.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentResourceName.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentServiceBinaryFile.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentServiceDescription.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentServiceDisplayName.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentSetupRegPath.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentSID.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AgentSysadminSID.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_AtxcorePath.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_CheckpointingHives.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_ClusterState.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_DefaultRegistryValues.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_EnginePrincipal.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_EngineServiceName.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_EngineSID.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_IniSourceFilePath.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_InstanceId.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_InstanceName.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_InstanceRegPath.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_InstanceWMIPath.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Log\20160829_110717\Datastore\_Extension_Agent_LibraryFileName.xml

Generally the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|110|DAC|Bin|Microsoft.Data.Tools.Prototype.Dac.Service3.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|110|DAC|Bin|Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Tasks.Sql.11.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|110|DAC|Bin|Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Utilities.Sql.11.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|120|Tools|Binn|ManagementStudio|ReplConflictViewer.dll


A way to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is a program marketed by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Some users decide to uninstall it. This is troublesome because doing this by hand requires some experience related to Windows program uninstallation. One of the best EASY action to uninstall 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, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and general tool to take care of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good system utility.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools


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


5. All the applications existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of applications until you locate Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or simply click 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 automatically. Notice that when you click Microsoft SQL Server 2008 in the list of applications, the following data regarding the program is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other users have regarding Microsoft SQL Server 2008, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will show up. Confirm the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008.
Uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2008


8. After removing Microsoft SQL Server 2008, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Microsoft SQL Server 2008 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing Microsoft SQL Server 2008 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or directories are left behind on your computer.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

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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)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a piece of advice to remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 by Microsoft Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Microsoft SQL Server 2008 by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove Microsoft SQL Server 2008 in case you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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