Wanna uninstall PostgreSQL?
Well, lots of users suffered an error message, saying “An error has occurred: Error connecting to the server: FATAL: password authentication failed for user ‘postgres'”. And if you just do not know how to reset your pgAdmin system or fix other potential program problems, you should take the following steps to cleanly uninstall PostgreSQL from your Windows or from your server machine. Moreover, if you cannot complete the manual removal option, please download, install and run the smart uninstaller program below to fully remove PostgreSQL and re-install it or its newer editions of it at a later date if you need.
How did you perform the install of PostgreSQL?
- Please check those optional items, keep what you need, or rid those potentially unwanted ones.
Note Stack Builder will install the following Add-ons, tools and utilities: the EnterpriseDB pgPhoneHome for Apple iPhone v1.1-2, pg Agent v3.2.1-1, pgBouncer v1.5.1. Thus please check your machine/server out to fully get rid of PostgreSQL.
Note In the "Registration-required and trial products", you will see the EnterpriseDB Solution Pack and EnterpriseDB Tuning Wizard for PostreSQL v1.4-1 will be required to be installed – uninstall and remove them to cleanly uninstall the PostgreSQL!
Note For Web Applications: Drupal 6 v6.19-1, Drupal 7 v7.12-1, mediaWiki v1.17.3-1 and phpBB v3.0.10-1. And for Web Development, this item includes Apache/PHP v2.2.22-5.3.10-1, phpPgAdmin v5.0.4-1 and WaveMaker v6.3.2GA – find and remove these items to fully remove PostgreSQL.
How to Completely Uninstall PostgreSQL?
- Simply, to properly and automatically uninstall PostgreSQL, you can start doing this task by clicking the Start/Home menu, you then click Control Panel; click Programs and Uninstall a program or Add or Remove Programs.
- To automatically remove or uninstall PostgreSQL 9.1 that’s running on your machine, you highlight the unwanted PostgreSQL (III) from the “Currently Installed Programs” list, double click it by using an administrative account or other superuser created on your Windows/server system. You may need to wait for seconds for the following Question window appears and then you can go to uninstall PostgreSQL. See the software information below:
- Publisher: PostgreSQL Global Development Group
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Applications\pgAdmin3.exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Applications\pgAdmin3.exe HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\ShellNoRoam\MUICache, C:\Program Files\PSQL\9.1\bin\pgAdmin3.exe – pgAdmin III HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\pgAdmin III, EnterpriseDBHelpPath – http://www.enterprisedb.com/docs/en/current/server/, EnterpriseDBPath, GreenplumDBHelpPath – http://www.greenplum.com/docs/3300/, GreenplumDBPath HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1268191406-2149036373-4007080809-1000\Software\Classes\Applications\pgAdmin3.exe
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