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Re: Installing postgres on win XP

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: Anup Bordia <abordia99(at)hotmail(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Installing postgres on win XP
Date: 2005-08-09 17:27:34
Message-ID: 200508091727.j79HRYD28678@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
Thread:
Lists: pgsql-hackers-win32
Dave Page wrote:
>  
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org 
> > [mailto:pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf 
> > Of Anup Bordia
> > Sent: 03 August 2005 04:31
> > To: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject: [pgsql-hackers-win32] Installing postgres on win XP
> > 
> > I am trying to install Postgresql 8.0.3/ 8.0.2 on windows XP.
> > 
> > I get following error:
> > 
> > This installation package cannot be openned. Verify that the 
> > package exists 
> > and that you access it, or contact the application vendor to 
> > verify that 
> > this is a valid windows installer package.
> > 
> > This happens right after I click on "Start>" button after the 
> > language 
> > choice window.
> 
> Are you running straight from Winzip? If so, extract the files to disk
> first, then run it.

Does anyone know why it can't install without being unzipped, and can
that be fixed?

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