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I have installed PostgreSQL on my Windows machine for development. Now I haven't used it for a while, and have forgotten the password for user
postgres (default admin user in PostgreSQL). How can I reset the password for
postgres in PostgreSQL on Windows?
I followed Milen's suggestion, but got this message when trying to reload the configuration file:
C:\Program Files\PostgreSQL\9.1\data>pg_ctl reload -D . pg_ctl: could not send reload signal (PID: 3396): Operation not permitted
In Windows there is a menu option "Reload Configuration" that worked better, as shown below: