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Install 8.3.0-1 on Windows XP

From: biggero(at)poczta(dot)onet(dot)pl
To: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Install 8.3.0-1 on Windows XP
Date: 2008-02-16 20:48:04
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I installed postgres on Windows XP, as previledged user (so I have access).
I did not install it as a service. The database won't start after selecting
"Start database" from Start Menu.
The output:

C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.3\bin>"C:\Program
Files\PostgreSQL\8.3\bin\pg_ctl.exe"  start -D "C:\Program
server starting

C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.3\bin>postgres cannot access the server
configuration file "C:/Program Files/PostgreSQL/8.3/data/postgresql.conf":
No such file or directory


So I checked, and there is no data directory. How to install version 8.3.0-1
of postgres properly on XP?



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