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Should I remove PostgreSQL?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,064
United States Rank #14,005
Reach 0.0358%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 171.57 days
934.05 days >
Average installed length: 490.77 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.3 100.00%

Other programs by PostgreSQL Global Development Group

PostgreSQL 8.3

What is PostgreSQL?

PostgreSQL, often simply Postgres, is an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS).

Overview

PostgreSQL 8.3 is a program developed by PostgreSQL Global Development Group. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is psql.exe. The software installer includes 111 files and is usually about 21.19 MB (22,214,656 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 26% of users of PostgreSQL come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.postgresql.org
Help link: www.postgresql.org/docs
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.3\uninstall-postgresql.exe
Estimated size: 21.19 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PostgreSQL 8.3

Program executable:psql.exe
Name:PostgreSQL
psql - the PostgreSQL interactive terminal
Path:C:\Program Files\postgresql\8.3\bin\psql.exe
MD5:ca731b1561454d0640ed6223f459a60b
Additional files:
  • uninstall-postgresql.exe - PostgreSQL
  • clusterdb.exe - PostgreSQL Utility
  • createdb.exe
  • createlang.exe
  • createuser.exe
  • dropdb.exe
  • droplang.exe
  • dropuser.exe
  • initdb.exe - initdb - initialize a new database cluster
  • pg_config.exe - pg_config - report configuration information
  • pg_controldata.exe - pg_controldata - reads the data from pg_control
  • pg_ctl.exe - pg_ctl - starts/stops/restarts the PostgreSQL server
  • pg_dump.exe - pg_dump/pg_restore/pg_dumpall - backup and restore PostgreSQL databases
  • pg_dumpall.exe
  • pg_resetxlog.exe - pg_resetxlog - reset PostgreSQL WAL log
  • pg_restore.exe
  • pgevent.dll - Eventlog message formatter
  • postgres.exe - PostgreSQL Server
  • reindexdb.exe
  • vacuumdb.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • pg_ctl.exe runs as a service named 'AcSELerator Database' (SELMasterDatabase) "AcSELerator Database".

How do I remove PostgreSQL?

Quickly and completely remove PostgreSQL 8.3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PostgreSQL from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PostgreSQL 8.3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove PostgreSQL.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.51%
Windows Vista 10.16%
Windows 8 9.16%
Windows XP 8.96%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.80%
Windows 7 Professional 18.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.40%
Windows 8.1 3.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.82%
  France 11.45%
  Germany 6.36%
  United Kingdom 5.45%
  Canada 4.36%
  Brazil 2.91%
  MA 2.73%
  Italy 2.55%
  Netherlands 2.36%
  Finland 2.18%
  Australia 2.18%
  Portugal 2.00%
  Belgium 1.82%
  India 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.23%
Dell 25.51%
Acer 13.27%
ASUS 10.54%
GIGABYTE 5.78%
Toshiba 4.76%
Samsung 4.08%
Intel 3.06%
Lenovo 3.06%
American Megatrends 1.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.16%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.08%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.04%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.04%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.04%
Dell Dell System Vostro... 1.36%

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