Application Microsoft SQL Server Native Client

How to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client from your computer

This web page contains complete information on how to remove Microsoft SQL Server Native Client for Windows. It is made by Microsoft Corporation. Check out here for more info on Microsoft Corporation. The application is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server folder. Keep in mind that this location can vary depending on the user's choice. You can remove Microsoft SQL Server Native Client by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line MsiExec.exe /I{6E740973-8E71-42F9-A910-C18452E60450}. Note that you might receive a notification for admin rights. sqlwriter.exe is the Microsoft SQL Server Native Client's main executable file and it occupies approximately 152.36 KB (156016 bytes) on disk.

The following executables are installed alongside Microsoft SQL Server Native Client. They take about 152.36 KB (156016 bytes) on disk.

  • sqlwriter.exe (152.36 KB)

The current page applies to Microsoft SQL Server Native Client version 9.00.3042.00 alone. For other Microsoft SQL Server Native Client versions please click below: to view all...
Numerous files, folders and registry entries will be left behind when you want to remove Microsoft SQL Server Native Client from your computer.

Folders found on disk after you uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client from your computer:
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server

Files remaining:
  • 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\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\x86\opends60.lib
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\SDK\Lib\x86\sqlncli.lib
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_Core(Local).log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_Core.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_Datastore.xml
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_SCC.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_SNAC.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_SQL.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_SQLNCLI_1.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_SQLSupport_1.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_SqlWriter_1.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_Support.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0001_UserName-PC_WI.log
  • C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\Setup Bootstrap\LOG\Files\SQLSetup0002_UserName-PC_Core.log
  • C:\Windows\Installer\{F9B3DD02-B0B3-42E9-8650-030DFF0D133D}\ARPIco

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|90|Shared|Microsoft.NetEnterpriseServers.ExceptionMessageBox.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|90|Shared|Microsoft.SqlSac.Public.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|90|Shared|SAC.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|90|Shared|SqlProv.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|90|Shared|SqlSAC.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|90|Shared|sqlsqm.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|90|Shared|SqlWtsn.exe
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|MSSQL.1|MSSQL|Binn|sqlaccess.dll
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Assemblies\D:|Program Files|Microsoft SQL Server|MSSQL.2|MSSQL|Binn|sqlaccess.dll
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\20DD3B9F3B0B9E24680530D0FFD031D3
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{F9B3DD02-B0B3-42E9-8650-030DFF0D133D}

Additional values that you should remove:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\20DD3B9F3B0B9E24680530D0FFD031D3\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\D:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\80\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\D:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\EULA\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\D:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\90\SDK\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Installer\Folders\D:\Windows\Installer\{F9B3DD02-B0B3-42E9-8650-030DFF0D133D}\

A way to erase Microsoft SQL Server Native Client from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Microsoft SQL Server Native Client is an application offered by Microsoft Corporation. Some computer users choose to remove this application. This is efortful because removing this manually requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK procedure 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 system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your Windows computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs feature
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 activate the Search field and type in "Microsoft SQL Server Native Client". If it is installed on your PC the Microsoft SQL Server Native Client program will be found very quickly. When you select Microsoft SQL Server Native Client in the list , the following information regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding Microsoft SQL Server Native Client, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client.
Uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client

8. After removing Microsoft SQL Server Native Client, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items of Microsoft SQL Server Native Client which have been left behind will be found and you will be able to delete them. By removing Microsoft SQL Server Native Client with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • Windows 2000 (5.0)
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This page is not a recommendation to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client by Microsoft Corporation from your PC, we are not saying that Microsoft SQL Server Native Client by Microsoft Corporation is not a good application for your computer. This text simply contains detailed info on how to uninstall Microsoft SQL Server Native Client supposing 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' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 07:44:47.977