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Offline ChuckRJr

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Is Sql Server Necessary
« on: December 20, 2016, 03:56:18 PM »
I have found many occurrences of SQL SERVER 2008 on my computer. Windows 7 Professional 64bit. A long time ago I started to get back into programming, but gave it up. Are the SQL files left over from those days? Would they need to be referenced by other applications the same way all of the C++ references Might be needed?
It is to bad there is no way to identify which system applications can be removed.

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Re: Is Sql Server Necessary
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2016, 07:50:51 PM »
Looking at the Microsoft Lifecycle Policy for SQL Server 2008, it has reached end of support so it should be safe to remove those files. 

You may have a SQLiteDatabaseBrowserPortable folder in your user account.  I would leave that.  Of course, create a system restore point/backup before making changes.


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Re: Is Sql Server Necessary
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2016, 02:41:20 PM »
I don't seem to have SQL installed.  All the files seem to be left over.  I have done a backup and will just delete the folders.  Thanks