1. Uninstall PostgreSQL
  2. Delete the postgres user if it still exists.

    net user postgres /delete
  3. Create the postgres user with a password you can remember

  4. Add the postgres user to the Administrators group
  5. Add the postgres user to the Power Users group
  6. Run a command window as the postgres user

    runas /user:postgres cmd.exe
  7. Run the install file from within the command window.


    This should run the installation successfully.

  8. Remove the postgres user from the Administrators group.


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