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creating database system under Windows 2000 [i.e., running 'initdb']

From: "Erion, Paul" <PErion(at)eCompanies(dot)com>
To: "'pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org'" <pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: creating database system under Windows 2000 [i.e., running 'initdb']
Date: 2000-11-29 19:57:01
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I've gone through Kevin Lo's directions for installing PostgreSQL on Windows
2000 -- but I blew it when I ran "initdb".  Even though the directions said
not to run this command as administrator ... I did.  Now I'm wondering how I
can correct my mistake.  Is it a simple matter of deleting "template1" or is
there more?

I guess there's another [stupid] question lurking here ... how do I go about
running "initdb" without being the administrator?  I take it I need to run
"bash" as something other than the administrator, am I close?



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