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Solution for pgsql odbc driver missing from Windows data sources drivers list

From: "Howard B(dot) Golden" <howard_b_golden(at)yahoo(dot)com>
To: pgsql-odbc(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Solution for pgsql odbc driver missing from Windows data sources drivers list
Date: 2006-12-19 00:30:25
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Hi, I installed PostgreSQL but the pgsql ODBC driver didn't appear in the Windows XP Data Sources drivers list. I looked in the Windows registry and all the keys were the way they should be, but still no PostgreSQL ODBC driver!

Googling, I found the following entry on the Oracle(!) forum (see


> Re: ODBC Driver Install Problem.                                           

                                                                > Posted:                     May 22, 2005 4:57 PM                                                                                                                                                    in response to:                                  raiford                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Reply                                                                                                                      


                     > dunno if this will fix your problem, but it fixed mine...

> Apparently there's a bug in a version of MySQL that inserts an invalid entry into


> Solution:


> edit the exported file to remove the line "@=" and save it. (anything below this line doesn't show up in ODBC Admin list)

> delete the registry key.

> merge your saved key file.

This worked in my situation.

Howard B. Golden

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