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Re: How do I remove PostgreSQL completely?

From: Craig Ringer <craig(at)postnewspapers(dot)com(dot)au>
To: Sebastian Frey <sebastian(dot)frey89(at)web(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How do I remove PostgreSQL completely?
Date: 2010-10-19 01:08:18
Message-ID: 4CBCEF82.3020600@postnewspapers.com.au (view raw or flat)
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On 10/18/2010 10:10 PM, Sebastian Frey wrote:
> Hi guys!
>
> I wanted to install PokerTracker3, but the required PostgreSQL could not be installed because (apparently) it was installed before by another program...
> So, when I start PokerTracker3, a PostgreSQL server window opens containing already filled in data about Server, Password etc...
> When I press connect, the window "PostgreSQL wasn't able to connect to this database. Please check configuration (or something like this)" appears.
>
> So I searched on the internet and found on one of the many support websites the instruction to unistall PostgreSQL, which I did, but apparently the account wasn't fully deleted, so the problem is still there and I have no idea of how to get rid of it!
>
> I would greatly appreciate your help, but I need very basic instructions since I have only very basic knowledge of computers in general...

http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Running_%26_Installing_PostgreSQL_On_Native_Windows#How_do_I_delete_the_service_account_-_it.27s_not_listed_under_users.21

http://pgsnake.blogspot.com/2010/07/postgresql-passwords-and-installers.html

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Craig Ringer

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