If you are still having problems it will probably be easiest to do a clean reinstall of postgresql version 8.4. I will post the directions, as well as my contact information, in case you need a remote support session for me to help you get everything running.
If you need some personal assistance with this, Please email me at email@example.com with a link to this thread, so we can schedule a Teamviewer session. Download and install the www.Teamviewer.com Quick Support version. Please let me know what time zone you are in and what time/days are convenient for you.
If you want to try and do a clean reinstall of sql 8.4.
Please update to the latest beta - http://www.holdemmanager.com/downloads/HmBetaUpdate.exe.
Vista: Turn off UAC - http://www.holdemmanager.net/faq/afm....aspx?faqid=73
Turn off Windows Firewall for installing HM and PostgreSQL. Once you get those installed you can add exceptions to the firewall. If you have a 3rd party firewall, uninstall it completely before installing HM/SQL - http://www.holdemmanager.net/faq/afm...aspx?faqid=171
For uninstalling SQL please follow these steps:
1) Uninstall PostgreSQL from the Windows Control Panel.
2) manually delete the Program Files\Postgresql folders
3) run the command - start > run > cmd >
net user postgres /delete
5) Install PostgreSQL 8.4, with your firewall uninstalled or turned off if windows firewall - http://www.enterprisedb.com/products...oad.do#windows