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Re: Unregister Windows Service pg_ctl error

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Gevik" <gevik(at)xs4all(dot)nl>, <pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Unregister Windows Service pg_ctl error
Date: 2006-01-09 09:25:57
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE6C7E34@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> When I try to unregister the windows service I get an error like:
> 
> C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.1\bin>pg_ctl.exe unregister -N 
> "pgsql-8.1"
> pg_ctl: could not open service manager
> 
> This is on Windows XP and the logged user is postgres

You need administrative privileges to unregister a service. Can't run it
as user postgres.

//Magnus

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