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Re: WinXP Install - Account Password Information

From: Afton & Ray Still <rastill(at)shaw(dot)ca>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: WinXP Install - Account Password Information
Date: 2005-10-23 20:21:34
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Afton & Ray Still" <rastill(at)shaw(dot)ca>
To: <operationsengineer1(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2005 8:50 AM
Subject: Re: [NOVICE] WinXP Install - Account Password Information


>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <operationsengineer1(at)yahoo(dot)com>
> To: "Aly Dharshi" <aly(dot)dharshi(at)telus(dot)net>
> Cc: <me(at)alternize(dot)com>; <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
> Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2005 1:39 AM
> Subject: Re: [NOVICE] WinXP Install - Account Password Information
>
>
>> --- Aly Dharshi <aly(dot)dharshi(at)telus(dot)net> wrote:
>>
>>> Try Start->Run->MMC, this should help,
>>
>> this got me into console 1 with an empty console root.
>>
>>> you would have to load up the users snap-in that
>> will
>>> give you a view into a load of things including the
>>>"hidden PG user"
>>
>> unfortunately, i don't have the experience to know
>> what this means.
>>
>> thanks for helping.
>>
> Hello,
> I've had the same problem and near as I can tell, the solution is that 
> users can only be managed this way in XP Pro. (see these two previous 
> threads)
>
> PostgreSQL installation problem on Windows XP Home
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-novice/2005-03/msg00044.php
> basic download and setup questions
> http://archives.postgresql.org/pgsql-novice/2004-12/msg00092.php
>
> If anybody finds a solution that works on XP Home, please post.
>
>>
>>
>> -------------------
>>>
>>> operationsengineer1(at)yahoo(dot)com wrote:
>>> > -- me(at)alternize(dot)com wrote:
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >>the first one is the password for the pgsql
>>> service
>>> >>account - you can change
>>> >>it through the windows user manager, but don't
>>> >>forget to also change the
>>> >>service identity in the service manager console
>>> once
>>> >>you do so.
>>> >>
>>> >>cheers,
>>> >>thomas
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > thanks for the information.  i'm using winxp home
>>> and
>>> > i have no clue how to get to the windows service
>>> > manager.  i went to start -> control panel -> User
>>> > Accounts, but only saw the normal account like
>>> owner
>>> > and guest.  i didn't see anything related to
>>> pgsql.
>>> >
>>> > i went to administrative tools, but nothing
>>> indicated
>>> > it related to users.
>>> >
>>> > is windows service manager on winxp pro only?  can
>>> > this be managed on winxp home?
>>> >
>>> > tia...
>>> >
>>> > tia...
>>> >
>>> > since i can't find windows service manager, i
>>> can't
>>> > change the password.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
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