How to Remove “postgres.exe”

What is postgres.exe?


postgres.exe is a legitimate file that is also known by the name of PostgreSQL Server. It is a software component for PostgreSQL. By default, it is located in C:\Program Files.
Malware programmers create virus files and name them after  postgres.exe to spread virus on the internet.
 
Affected Platform: Windows OS


How to check if your computer is infected with postgres.exe malware?       


Your PC will slow down, your internet browser will involuntarily redirect you to irrelevant websites, or you will notice postgres.exe taking too much CPU usage if it is infected with postgres.exe malware. Take the following steps to diagnose your PC for possible postgres.exe malware attack:
 
Step 1: Simultaneously press CTRL+ALT+DEL keys to open Task Manager.
 
Step 2: If you notice the file located outside the file path C:\Program Files, then you should run an antivirus scan to get ride of the malware.
 
How to remove the postgres.exe file from system using Comodo Antivirus?
 
Step 1: Download the award-winning Free Internet Security.
 
Step 2: Installation configuration frames will be displayed. Select the configuration you would like to apply.
 
Step 3: Select Customize Configuration option and arrange installers, configuration, and file location.
 
Step 4: Restart your PC.
 
Step 5: It will take some time for the Comodo Internet Security to update the antivirus.
 
Step 6: Proceed with a quick scan that automatically begins after the update.
 
Step 7: If threats are found during the scanning, you will be prompted with an alert screen.
 
Step 8: Comodo Antivirus will remove the postgres.exe virus from your computer including all other malwares!
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Safe Entries

First Seen: 05 April 2013 at 2:56 am
No. Company File Type SHA1 MD5 Digitally
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1 PostgreSQL Global Development Group Executable eef02cd73490a3a4
183221d3e3531556
b2200be6
0810d5c0d15a0b82
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No 9.3.22 9.3.22 United States
2 PostgreSQL Global Development Group Executable 9e1a235eac3c3989
8356d9eed85f6879
35b3aff5
b3f3891e38e878c8
657a1e552524e85e
No 9.4.11 9.4.11 United States
3 N/A Non-executable 721125f9fdb26657
8167cec29dea6cbf
6709d17b
dd65c963d7657601
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No N/A N/A United States
4 N/A Non-executable 643bc937a5fe7587
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03416bc5
bda18c6eee72d62c
4645a78bfc49723d
No N/A N/A United States
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