Microsoft SQL Server Native Client Microsoft SQL Server Native Client

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A way to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client from your PC

Microsoft SQL Server Native Client is a Windows program. Read more about how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows version was created by Microsoft Corporation. More data about Microsoft Corporation can be seen here. Microsoft SQL Server Native Client is typically set up in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server directory, but this location can differ a lot depending on the user's decision while installing the application. The full command line for uninstalling Microsoft SQL Server Native Client is MsiExec.exe /I{BF251EAF-8697-4E89-BF09-C998F97BBC40}. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might receive a notification for admin rights. SqlSAC.exe is the programs's main file and it takes close to 1.11 MB (1166040 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are incorporated in Microsoft SQL Server Native Client. They occupy 33.21 MB (34820080 bytes) on disk.

  • DISTRIB.exe (67.21 KB)
  • replmerg.exe (310.21 KB)
  • tablediff.exe (82.71 KB)
  • ARPWrapper.exe (208.21 KB)
  • setup.exe (1.97 MB)
  • UACmd.exe (25.71 KB)
  • bpacmd.exe (34.00 KB)
  • SAC.exe (78.71 KB)
  • sqladhlp90.exe (44.21 KB)
  • sqlbrowser.exe (233.71 KB)
  • SqlDumper.exe (63.21 KB)
  • SqlSAC.exe (1.11 MB)
  • sqlsqm.exe (114.71 KB)
  • sqlwriter.exe (85.71 KB)
  • SqlWtsn.exe (90.71 KB)
  • bcp.exe (65.21 KB)
  • OSQL.EXE (50.21 KB)
  • SQLCMD.EXE (137.21 KB)
  • SQLdiag.exe (937.71 KB)
  • sqlmaint.exe (74.21 KB)
  • sqlservr.exe (27.44 MB)
  • xpadsi90.exe (47.71 KB) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 9.00.1399.06 of Microsoft SQL Server Native Client. Click on the links below for other Microsoft SQL Server Native Client versions: to view all...
Some files and registry entries are frequently left behind when you uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client.

Folders remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server

The files below remain on your disk by Microsoft SQL Server Native Client's application uninstaller when you removed it:
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\COM\sqlvdi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\Tools\binn\sqlvdi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\EULA\License_SQLNCLI_ENU.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\EULA\License_SQLXML4_ENU.txt
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\SDK\Include\msmd.h
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\SDK\Include\oledbdm.h
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\SDK\Include\sqlncli.h
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\SDK\Include\srv.h
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\SDK\Lib\x64\opends60.lib
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\SDK\Lib\x64\sqlncli.lib
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\instapi.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\Resources\1033\sqlwriter.rll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwriter.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwvss.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Shared\sqlwvss_xp.dll

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{751EE164-9F12-4E57-ADB0-02D8F34A10AD}

Registry values that are not removed from your computer:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\C:\Windows\Installer\{751EE164-9F12-4E57-ADB0-02D8F34A10AD}\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\SQLWriter\ImagePath

How to delete Microsoft SQL Server Native Client from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft SQL Server Native Client is a program marketed by the software company Microsoft Corporation. Some people want to remove it. Sometimes this is easier said than done because uninstalling this manually takes some experience related to Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK practice to remove Microsoft SQL Server Native Client is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is the best uninstaller and all around tool to optimize your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the DOWNLOAD button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Activate the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. A list of the programs existing on the computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Microsoft SQL Server Native Client or simply click the Search field and type in "Microsoft SQL Server Native Client". If it is installed on your PC the Microsoft SQL Server Native Client app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click Microsoft SQL Server Native Client in the list , some data about the application is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other users have about Microsoft SQL Server Native Client, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you are about to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A window asking you to confirm will come up. accept the uninstall by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client.
Uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client

8. After uninstalling Microsoft SQL Server Native Client, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong Microsoft SQL Server Native Client which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Microsoft SQL Server Native Client with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and able to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove Microsoft SQL Server Native Client by Microsoft Corporation from your computer, we are not saying that Microsoft SQL Server Native Client by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Microsoft SQL Server Native Client in case you want to. 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 Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 04:53:53.160