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: 14 October 2012 at 5:47 pm
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1 PostgreSQL Global Development Group Executable 3a6371cadd583df6
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No 9.3.5 9.3.5 10.0.17.146/32
2 PostgreSQL Global Development Group Executable 9bd11e99ea252877
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9e5450abf1ebac6c
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No 9.4.8 9.4.8 United States
3 N/A Non-executable 8861033ad2964052
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No N/A N/A United States
4 PostgreSQL Global Development Group Executable 8f6fcc6df2c24259
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No 9.2.4 9.2.4 United States
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