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Re: BUG #6194: Cannot install any of the installers

From: Ashesh Vashi <ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Pradeep Dharmavarapu <pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: BUG #6194: Cannot install any of the installers
Date: 2011-09-05 18:10:52
Message-ID: CAG7mmoxvMy2=FaFdxOcKxbRKdWK5A+_pO_if7Y8Xk=LguCb5QA@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 8:26 PM, Pradeep Dharmavarapu <
pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com> wrote:

>  I looked at that Google Groups posting and didnt think it was authentic to
> this software. But the root of the problem which is inline with whats
> mentioned in that Google post - I use notepad++ as my .vbs editor. I
> disassociated that in notepad++ settings and registry's .vbs HKCR was
> cleaned up automatically and the installation proceeds without any problem.
>
> Thanks.
>
I am happy that it helped.

> It could be useful to capture all this in your wiki somewhere.
>
It is already been documented.
Please find the following link:
http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Running_%26_Installing_PostgreSQL_On_Native_Windows#Common_installation_errors


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Thanks & Regards,

Ashesh Vashi
EnterpriseDB INDIA: Enterprise PostgreSQL Company<http://www.enterprisedb.com/>



*http://www.linkedin.com/in/asheshvashi*<http://www.linkedin.com/in/asheshvashi>

>
> Thank you,
> Pradeep Dharmavarapu
>
> Email: pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
>
> ------------------------------
> From: ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com
> Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 20:11:06 +0530
>
> Subject: Re: [BUGS] BUG #6194: Cannot install any of the installers
> To: pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
> CC: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
>
> The log file clearly states this:
>
> *Input Error: There is no script engine for file extension ".vbs"*
>
> This error can occur if no default scripting engine is set, the VBScript
> module is not correctly registered, or the .vbs file class settings are
> broken.
> You may need to reinstall the WSH or update the registry to associate the
> .vbs file to be used with wscript/cscript.
>
> Please follow the below links for the explanation & resolution:
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.scripting.wsh/browse_thread/thread/32b098dcad4a9ce0/a597a2ca403b8a23
> http://blogs.msdn.com/b/astebner/archive/2007/06/07/3151752.aspx
>
> --
>
> Thanks & Regards,
>
> Ashesh Vashi
> EnterpriseDB INDIA: Enterprise PostgreSQL Company<http://www.enterprisedb.com/>
>
>
> *http://www.linkedin.com/in/asheshvashi*
>
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 7:44 PM, Pradeep Dharmavarapu <
> pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com> wrote:
>
>  Sorry, forgot to include the attachments in my previous email. 2 log file
> attached.
>
>
> Thank you,
> Pradeep Dharmavarapu
>
> Email: pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
>
> ------------------------------
> From: pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
> To: ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com
>
> CC: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Subject: RE: [BUGS] BUG #6194: Cannot install any of the installers
> Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 10:13:19 -0400
>
>
>  *echo %TEMP% - *Location of the Temp directory on my system
> *cd %TEMP% - *DOS opens the Temp directory
> *echo test > test.log - *creates this test.log file inside the Temp
> directory.
>
> Also, the log files were not at the location you mentioned, but were at the
> AppData\Local directory level. So I am including the latest log file for
> your reference. Hope that helps.
>
> Thank you,
> Pradeep Dharmavarapu
>  Email: pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
>
> ------------------------------
> From: ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com
> Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 18:49:15 +0530
> Subject: Re: [BUGS] BUG #6194: Cannot install any of the installers
> To: pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
> CC: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
>
> And, what is the output for the following commands:
> *echo %TEMP%*
> *cd %TEMP%*
> *echo test > test.log *
>
> --
> Thanks & Regards,
>
> Ashesh Vashi
> EnterpriseDB INDIA: Enterprise PostgreSQL Company<http://www.enterprisedb.com>
>
> *http://www.linkedin.com/in/asheshvashi*<http://www.linkedin.com/in/asheshvashi>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 6:47 PM, Pradeep Dharmavarapu <
> pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com> wrote:
>
>  There is a folder called .bitrock and inside that folder there is only
> .tmp_5996_6742595 directory that only contains a collection of some .png
> files. There are no log messages from what I have.
>
>
> Thank you,
> Pradeep Dharmavarapu
>
> Email: pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
>
>  ------------------------------
> From: ashesh(dot)vashi(at)enterprisedb(dot)com
> Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 12:07:53 +0530
> Subject: Re: [BUGS] BUG #6194: Cannot install any of the installers
>
> To: pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
> CC: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
>
> Hi Pradeep,
>
> - Can you please share the log file(s) found under the temp directory
> (named with bitrock-*.log)?
> - What is the output of the following command?
> *echo %TEMP%*
>
> --
>  Thanks & Regards,
>
> Ashesh Vashi
> EnterpriseDB INDIA: Enterprise PostgreSQL Company<http://www.enterprisedb.com/>
>
> *http://www.linkedin.com/in/asheshvashi*<http://www.linkedin.com/in/asheshvashi>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 8:45 PM, Pradeep D <pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com>wrote:
>
>
> The following bug has been logged online:
>
> Bug reference:      6194
> Logged by:          Pradeep D
> Email address:      pradeep(dot)dharmavarapu(at)live(dot)com
> PostgreSQL version: all
> Operating system:   Windows 7 64 bit SP1
> Description:        Cannot install any of the installers
> Details:
>
> I keep getting these errors -
> 1. Unable to write inside TEMP environment variable path
> 2. An error occured executing the Microsoft VC++ runtime installer
>
> The first message is with 9.x installer version and the second is with 8.x
> versions.
>
> I am the admin on my machine.
>
> I also have Windows Scripting active and also disable my antivirus and
> firewall while installing these packages.
>
> Please help with any instructions to fix this issue.
>
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