> My computer crashed, and when I try to start the PostgreSQL
> service I get this message:
> "The PostgreSQL Database Server 8.0 service on Local Computer
> started and then stopped. Some services stop automatically if
> they have no work to do, for example, the Performance Logs
> and Alerts service."
> I looked in PG's logs and there's nothing - the last log is
> from Sep. 30 (and it doesn't contain anything of note). Any
> idea what the problem is and how to get PG running again?
> PG 8.x
> Windows XP Pro
Check your eventlog for any messages.
If this also shows nothing, try starting the postmaster manually using
runas on pg_ctl.
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