Omkar Patkar wrote:
> The following bug has been logged online:
> Bug reference: 3593
> Logged by: Omkar Patkar
> Email address: patkaromkar(at)gmail(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: 18.104.22.168
> Operating system: Windows Vista Home Basic Edition
> Description: Postgres Installer does not work
> I tried to install postgres on Windows Vista Home Basic. It gave me two
> problems :-
> 1) The UAC (User Access Control) of Windows Vista was blocking the installer
> from creating a user account by the name "postgres"
Hmmm.... Last time I tried (8.2.4) I had no problems installing on Vista
Basic once I disabled UAC.
See if the following whitepaper helps:
> 2) I some how managed to disable the UAC, and was the installer was able to
> create the user account for postgres. But the installer halted at one point
> and the installation could not be proceeded.
1) Disabling UAC
3) If it says it is installed, remove it through the controll panel
4) Remove the C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.2 directory
5) Try again.
Note that win32 and general are probably better lists for this sort of
issue to start on.
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