PostgreSQL Manual Install Guide

PostgreSQL Manual Install Guide

PostgreSQL Manual install guide

Uninstall preexisting instance of PostgreSQL (if applicable)

  1. Go to control panel > uninstall program and uninstall PostgreSQL 9.3
  2. Click ‘YES’ when asked if you want to uninstall all modules
  3. PostgreSQL will start uninstalling
  4. You may see an error ‘The directory C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\9.3\data) has not been removed.’. Click OK.
  5. Uninstallation should be complete. Click ‘Yes’ if asked to restart computer to complete uninstall.
  6. If you saw the step 4 error, delete the folder ‘C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL’


Installation Instructions

  1. Go to documents/ordertrac and double click PostgreSetup.exe. If this file is not found, download 32bit version here, 64bit version here.
  2. Click ‘RUN’ to begin install
  3. Click ‘YES’ if asked to allow the program to make changes to your computer.
  4. Click ‘Next’ to begin setup
  5. Click ‘Next’ to accept the default installation directory
  6. Click ‘Next’ to accept the default data directory (NOTE: if you get an error towards the end of installation, repeat these steps but set the data directory to ‘C:/PostgreSQL’. Verify the current user has FULL edit permissions for the folder you choose!)
  7. If notified that existing data directory found, view step 4 in the uninstallation instructions above to remove that directory.
  8. Enter the master user default password ‘ordertracsql’ and click ‘Next’
  9. Enter port ‘5432’ and click ‘Next’
  10. Click ‘Next’ to accept advanced settings (default locale selected)
  11. Click ‘Next’ to begin.
  12. Once installation is complete, uncheck ‘launch stack builder’ and click ‘finish’
  13. Open OrderTrac and allow OrderTrac to finish the database creation