View Full Version : Startup PostgreSQL problem

06-10-2009, 11:10 PM
WHen I load up HEM, it starts to initialize, then I receive this message:

"The following error occurred when trying to open the database: Failed to establish a connection to ''"

When I press ok, the Database Control Panel screen opens up with the PostgreSQL info on it (like my username and password) and the server info is highlighted (

Anyone have any idea what this means? I haven't done anything to my computer since yesterday when it was working fine. Please help! Thanks.

06-10-2009, 11:42 PM
Go to C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\8.3\data and delete the postmaster.pid file (NOTHING else) and try starting the PostgreSQL service: http://www.holdemmanager.net/faq/afmviewfaq.aspx?faqid=34