What is sqlservr.exe? Is sqlservr.exe spyware or a virus?
Process name: SQL Server Windows NT (version - 64 Bit) or Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine or MSSQL$SONY_MEDIAMGR or MSSQL$MICROSOFTBCM or Windows Internal Database (MICROSOFT##SSEE), Windows Internal Database (MICROSOFT##SSEE) or Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (MICROSOFTSMLBIZ) or Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (UPSWSDBSERVER) or Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine (AUTODESKVAULT)
Product: Microsoft SQL Server (version 2005, 2000, 2005 Express Edition, 2008, 2005 Express, 2008 Database Engine) or Microsoft SQL Server Desktop or Microsoft SQL Server Native or Microsoft SQL Server VSS Writer or Microsoft SQL Server Desktop Engine or MSSQL$MICROSOFTSMLBIZ or Microsoft SQL Server Native Client or SQL Server (SQLEXPRESS)
Company: Microsoft (www.microsoft.com)
On modern PCs, this process is the SQL Server background service, which lets you run SQL database applications. On older machines, it may be earlier versions of Microsoft SQL software, such as Microsoft SQL Express or Microsoft Personal SQL. This process is required if you are using applications that rely on the SQL service (of which there are many). If you are sure you do not need it, it can be disabled in the Services configuration applet within the Control Panel.
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Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. If a "non-Microsoft" .exe file is located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder, then there is a high risk for a virus, spyware, trojan or worm infection! Check it out!
Average user rating of sqlservr.exe: based on 46 votes. Read also the 36 reviews.
2672 users ask for this file. 32 users rated it as not dangerous. 5 users rated it as not so dangerous. 2 users rated it as neutral. 1 user rated it as little bit dangerous. 6 users rated it as dangerous.
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