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Re: How do I remove PostgreSQL completely?

From: Dharmendra Goyal <dharmendra(dot)goyal(at)enterprisedb(dot)com>
To: Sebastian Frey <sebastian(dot)frey89(at)web(dot)de>
Cc: pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How do I remove PostgreSQL completely?
Date: 2010-10-19 04:43:23
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How did you install existing instance of PG server..?? Did you use any of
the community installers..??

IMO to avoid data load, you need to remove your data directory if it is not
required now. To get rid of user accounts, you need to remove them as well.


On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 7:40 PM, Sebastian Frey <sebastian(dot)frey89(at)web(dot)de>wrote:

> Hi guys!
> I wanted to install PokerTracker3, but the required PostgreSQL could not be
> installed because (apparently) it was installed before by another program...
> So, when I start PokerTracker3, a PostgreSQL server window opens containing
> already filled in data about Server, Password etc...
> When I press connect, the window "PostgreSQL wasn't able to connect to this
> database. Please check configuration (or something like this)" appears.
> So I searched on the internet and found on one of the many support websites
> the instruction to unistall PostgreSQL, which I did, but apparently the
> account wasn't fully deleted, so the problem is still there and I have no
> idea of how to get rid of it!
> I would greatly appreciate your help, but I need very basic instructions
> since I have only very basic knowledge of computers in general...
> Best, sebastian
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