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Re: Installing postgres on win XP

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,"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 17:49:47
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE09467B@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> > > 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?

Yes. It contains two files, and if you just doubleclick on the file in
winzip it will only unzip one of the files.

I don't beleive that can be fixed.

//Magnus

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