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Re: unable to install postgresql-8.1.3-1.zip for winxp

From: "Scott Marlowe" <scott(dot)marlowe(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: "Sarah Maarouf" <sarah70m(at)hotmail(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: unable to install postgresql-8.1.3-1.zip for winxp
Date: 2007-10-19 01:18:07
Message-ID: dcc563d10710181818l719e8f2ag67ed0a12306d1eec@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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On 10/18/07, Sarah Maarouf <sarah70m(at)hotmail(dot)com> wrote:
>
>  Hi,
>
>  I would like  to get help on the following issue. unable to install
> postgresql-8.1.3-1.zip since each time I double click on postgresql-8.1.msi
> and after i choose the language I get the following error msg "This
> installation package could not be opened. Verify that the package exists and
> that you can access it, or contact the application vendor to verify that
> this is a valid Windows Installer package"

Sounds like you might have a bad .zip / install file.  Or you don't
have permission to open it.

HOWEVER, support for 8.1 under windows will be dropped when 8.3 comes
out in a month or two.  You should download 8.2.5 for windows and try
it.

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