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Secondary Logon Service Error

When installing PostgreSQL, the following error occurs:





Turn on Secondary Logon Service.

  1. Click the Windows Start button
  2. Type in "Services" and run the Services program
  3. Scroll down to "Secondary Logon" (See Screen Below)
  4. Right click Secondary Logon and select Start
  5. Install PostgreSQL again




Secondary logon service should be set to start Automatically

After unsucsesful install do this:
1) Open My Computer - disk C 
2) Find a folder C:\PostgreSQL (if not exists - create it), 
3) Right-click on it > select Properties > security > you will see form like this

4) Press EDIT  - this opens another form

5) Press ADD in it - new form opens 

6) in the bottom part of it type 
7) Press Check names > then OK and you will be returned to the second window 

8) select user "postgres" there > click "Allow - Full control" flag in the bottom

9) click OK to close all these windows
10) Istall postgres again. 

**If you do installation using HM2 installer - just wait till process finishes**

**If you are installing Postgres using a standalone setup - set C:\PostgreSQL as install folder (when asked)**


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