A proper installation of PostgreSQL can be the difference between a database that runs properly or constantly has problems. All PostgreSQL issues can be classified into two categories:
- Service Issues
- Database Issues
Properly uninstalling and then reinstalling PostgreSQL will resolve all service issues and some database issues. It will not resolve a corrupted database or database files. Sometimes a corrupted database can be recovered. It is easiest for you to simply create a new PokerTracker 4 database and re-import all of your archived hand histories from your PokerTracker 4/Processed directory which will completely rebuild your database.
Steps provided in this document may vary from different versions of Windows. Instructions which are specific to a certain version of Windows will be noted in bold immediately followed by the instructions. It is then noted when instructions return to all versions of Windows.