What program using Microsoft SQL Server Compact

All a client's Windows 7 workstations have "Microsoft SQL Server Compact" installed.

How can I find out what program is using "Microsoft SQL Server Compact"?

If I don't need "Microsoft SQL Server Compact", I'd like to uninstall it.
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Olaf DoschkeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
You don't gain much deinstalling the compact edition. It does not run as a service. It's a couple of DLLs. It doesn't pose a security risc, too. If it is deinstalled any software needing it would simply include it in its installer.

Finding out already installed software using it has no management tool I know of, but I'm not a sysadmin. You may go through all installed software via Dependency waker, but it'll not find anything using a DLL, it'll only find out vice versa which DLLs some other DLL or EXE or other executable needs, so you'd need to analyze each EXE.

Bye, Olaf.

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look at the installed application and what the users use to deal with their day to day things. then see whether one of those applications is the source for the compact DB.
What OS?

See if the MS links helps you along the way to your determination.

Olaf DoschkeSoftware DeveloperCommented:
I meant to recommend Dependency Walker, not Dependency Waker, Sorry.

Bye, Olaf.
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