Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2012

How to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2012 from your PC

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is a Windows application. Read below about how to remove it from your PC. The Windows version was developed by Microsoft Corporation. More information on Microsoft Corporation can be found here. Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Setup Bootstrap\SQLServer2012\x86 directory, but this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice when installing the application. The full command line for removing Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\Setup Bootstrap\SQLServer2012\x86\SetupARP.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might get a notification for administrator rights. LandingPage.exe is the Microsoft SQL Server 2012's main executable file and it occupies approximately 447.69 KB (458432 bytes) on disk.

The executable files below are installed along with Microsoft SQL Server 2012. They occupy about 726.44 KB (743872 bytes) on disk.

  • FixSqlRegistryKey_x64.exe (55.69 KB)
  • FixSqlRegistryKey_x86.exe (59.69 KB)
  • LandingPage.exe (447.69 KB)
  • ScenarioEngine.exe (75.69 KB)
  • SetupARP.exe (87.69 KB)

The current web page applies to Microsoft SQL Server 2012 version 2012 alone. Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you remove Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

Directories that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\SQL Debugging
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server
  • C:\Users\UserName.WIN-GT52N7S28B6\AppData\Local\Microsoft\SQL Server Management Studio
  • C:\Users\UserName.WIN-GT52N7S28B6\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove Microsoft SQL Server 2012:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\SQL Debugging\ssdebugps.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\KeyFile\1033\sharedmanagementobjects_keyfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\KeyFile\1033\sqlsysclrtypes_keyfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\KeyFile\1036\sharedmanagementobjects_keyfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\KeyFile\1036\sqlsysclrtypes_keyfile.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\fr\License_SMO.txt
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\fr\Microsoft.SqlServer.Dmf.Adapters.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\fr\Microsoft.SqlServer.Dmf.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\fr\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\fr\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Utility.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\fr\Microsoft.SqlServer.RegSvrEnum.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\fr\Microsoft.SqlServer.Types.Resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfo.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.ConnectionInfoExtended.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Dmf.Adapters.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Dmf.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.DmfSqlClrWrapper.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Collector.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.CollectorEnum.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.RegisteredServers.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Sdk.Sfc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.Utility.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Management.UtilityEnum.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.PolicyEnum.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.RegSvrEnum.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.ServiceBrokerEnum.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Smo.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.SmoExtended.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.SqlEnum.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.SqlWmiManagement.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.SString.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.Types.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\SDK\Assemblies\Microsoft.SqlServer.WmiEnum.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\100\Setup Bootstrap\Release\x86\Microsoft.SqlServer.Configuration.SetupExtension.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\AXSCPHST.DLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\DISTRIB.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\en\Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.BusinessLogicSupport.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\fr\microsoft.sqlserver.replication.businesslogicsupport.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\fr\Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.BusinessLogicSupport.xml
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\instapi110.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\logread.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\mergetxt.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\Microsoft.SqlServer.Replication.BusinessLogicSupport.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\msgprox.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\qrdrsvc.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\rdistcom.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\REPLAGNT.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\REPLDP.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\replerrx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\replisapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\replmerg.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\replprov.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\replrec.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\replsub.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\replsync.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\Resources\1033\AXSCPHST.RLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\Resources\1033\REPLRES.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\Resources\1036\AXSCPHST.RLL
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\Resources\1036\REPLRES.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\snapshot.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\spresolv.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\sqldistx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\sqlmergx.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\sqlresld.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\sqlwep110.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\ssradd.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\ssravg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\ssrdown.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\ssrmax.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\ssrmin.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\ssrpub.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\ssrup.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\tablediff.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\COM\xmlsub.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\1033\DacUnpack.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\1036\DacUnpack.rll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\DacUnpack.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\fr\DacUnpack.Resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\fr\Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Sql.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\fr\Microsoft.Data.Tools.Utilities.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\fr\Microsoft.SqlServer.Dac.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\fr\SqlPackage.resources.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\Microsoft.Data.Tools.Schema.Sql.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\Microsoft.Data.Tools.Utilities.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\Microsoft.SqlServer.Dac.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DAC\bin\SqlPackage.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\batchparser.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DataCollectorTasks.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DataProfileViewer.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DTEParse.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DTEParseMgd.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DTEPkg.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DTExec.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DTS.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DTSComExprEval.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DtsConn.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DtsDebugHost.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\dtshost.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\dtsinstall.exe
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft SQL Server\110\DTS\Binn\DTSLog.dll

Registry that is not uninstalled:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\C:|Program Files (x86)|Microsoft SQL Server|110|Tools|Binn|ManagementStudio|ReplConflictViewer.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Microsoft SQL Replication Distributor 11.0
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\SQL Server Management Studio
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0E0ED2A2049A0784D8E2A47EB0A12272
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2E86829C3A235744B9A3753132835B23
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\31B0ACEB2456B6D4BA050CA60D3E7C9A
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4122FB488EFDABB4B9783D42AC00DF7B
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\45810F76E4624E4449431170475137AA
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4F950BFD2BBDF79499E9DA68AF096EDD
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5E9D7297C3691EA4489145D4D0544453
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\71AE0EC7AC4685040923E1FAA0B25FB0
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\8DA57DE7DA76CF54EB11ED63D31AF417
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Native Client
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Microsoft SQL Server
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Microsoft SQL Server SQLServer2012

Registry values that are not removed from your PC:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\0E0ED2A2049A0784D8E2A47EB0A12272\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\2E86829C3A235744B9A3753132835B23\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\31B0ACEB2456B6D4BA050CA60D3E7C9A\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4122FB488EFDABB4B9783D42AC00DF7B\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\45810F76E4624E4449431170475137AA\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\4F950BFD2BBDF79499E9DA68AF096EDD\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5E9D7297C3691EA4489145D4D0544453\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\71AE0EC7AC4685040923E1FAA0B25FB0\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\8DA57DE7DA76CF54EB11ED63D31AF417\ProductName

How to remove Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is an application marketed by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Some computer users decide to uninstall this program. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because doing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to removing Windows applications by hand. The best SIMPLE action to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2012 is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is an efficient uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your system.


  • visit Download Link
  • download the setup by clicking on the green DOWNLOAD button
  • set up Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire the program's interface and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful Windows tool.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Microsoft SQL Server 2012". If it is installed on your PC the Microsoft SQL Server 2012 application will be found automatically. When you click Microsoft SQL Server 2012 in the list , some data regarding the program is made available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Microsoft SQL Server 2012, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2012

8. After removing Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items that belong Microsoft SQL Server 2012 which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Microsoft SQL Server 2012 using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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

Geographical user distribution

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  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2012 by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, nor are we saying that Microsoft SQL Server 2012 by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server 2012 in case you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-08-21 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-08-21 09:36:36.900