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Cannot install Personal Edition, Cannot open sqlj.dump



You are unable to install Pega Personal Edition 7.1.8. You receive the error:

[exec] pg_restore: [archiver] could not open input file "C:\Pega718\data\sqlj.dump": No such file or directory

C:\Pega718\pegaGuiInstallerTemp\build.xml:191: The following error occurred while executing this line:
C:\Pega718\pegaGuiInstallerTemp\build.xml:75: exec returned: 1

Error Messages

[exec] pg_restore: [archiver] could not open input file "C:\Pega718\data\sqlj.dump": No such file or directory

Steps to Reproduce

Double-click the install.bat file and follow the prompts.

Root Cause

You have extracted files to a directory for which you do not have read/write access or to a directory with space characters (" ") in the filepath.


Perform the following local-change:
  1. Extract the installation files to a location to which you have full permissions.
  2. Do not place a space character (" ") in the directory name.


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Published September 25, 2015 - Updated October 8, 2020

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