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Should I remove AccessData PostgreSQL?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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VersionDistribution 5.56% 5.56% 55.56%
9.1.11 5.56% 27.78%

AccessData PostgreSQL


AccessData PostgreSQL is a software program developed by AccessData. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 setup package generally installs about 107 files and is usually about 21.43 MB (22,469,040 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 64% of users of AccessData PostgreSQL come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.accessdata.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\accessdata\postgresql\doc\postgresql\html
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{36607DEA-27BA-4220-9FFD-9C2342507B2F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.43 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AccessData PostgreSQL

  • adminpack.dll
  • ascii_and_mic.dll
  • auth_delay.dll
  • auto_explain.dll
  • autoinc.dll
  • btree_gin.dll
  • btree_gist.dll
  • chkpass.dll
  • citext.dll
  • cube.dll
  • cyrillic_and_mic.dll
  • dblink.dll
  • dict_int.dll
  • dict_snowball.dll
  • dict_xsyn.dll
  • dummy_seclabel.dll
  • earthdistance.dll
  • euc_cn_and_mic.dll
  • euc_jp_and_sjis.dll
  • euc_kr_and_mic.dll
  • euc_tw_and_big5.dll
  • euc2004_sjis2004.dll
  • file_fdw.dll
  • fuzzystrmatch.dll
  • hstore.dll
  • insert_username.dll
  • isn.dll
  • latin_and_mic.dll
  • latin2_and_win1250.dll
  • libecpg.dll
  • libecpg_compat.dll
  • libpgtypes.dll
  • libpq.dll - PostgreSQL (PostgreSQL Access Library)
  • libpqwalreceiver.dll
  • lo.dll
  • ltree.dll
  • moddatetime.dll
  • pageinspect.dll
  • passwordcheck.dll
  • pgcrypto.dll
  • pgevent.dll (by PostgreSQL Global Development Group) - Eventlog message formatter
  • pgrowlocks.dll
  • clusterdb.exe (by PostgreSQL Global Development Group) - PostgreSQL Utility
  • createdb.exe
  • createlang.exe
  • createuser.exe
  • dropdb.exe
  • droplang.exe
  • dropuser.exe
  • ecpg.exe - ecpg - embedded SQL precompiler for C
  • initdb.exe - initdb - initialize a new database cluster
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libxml2.dll
  • libxslt.dll
  • oid2name.exe
  • pg_archivecleanup.exe
  • pg_buffercache.dll
  • 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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • pg_ctl.exe runs as a service named 'postgresql-x86-9.0' (postgresql-x86-9.0) "Provides relational database storage".

How do I remove AccessData PostgreSQL?

You can uninstall AccessData 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AccessData PostgreSQL, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AccessData PostgreSQL.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 10 39%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.11%
Windows 10 38.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 27.78%
Windows 10 Pro 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%
Windows 8.1 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.00%
  Germany 12.00%
  United Kingdom 8.00%
  France 4.00%
  Norway 4.00%
  India 4.00%
  Sweden 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Alienware 10.00%
Acer 10.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Common models
Dell Studio 1745 7.14%
Acer Aspire V3-772 7.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite S855 7.14%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 7.14%
Dell XPS 8500 7.14%
Dell Latitude E6420 7.14%


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