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Installation of Oracle 11gR2 on Windows 7 64-bit: Fails Error in orapwd.exe [message #581541] Mon, 08 April 2013 14:42 Go to next message
phani22585
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Registered: April 2013
Location: Hyderabad
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Hi,

I am trying to install Oracle 11g R2(64bit) on Windows 7 64 bit OS.
While Creating Database using DBCA i am getting error. Below is the screenshot.

./fa/10728/0/

Below is the error in the Trace file...

oracle.sysman.assistants.util.step.StepExecutionException: Error in Process: C:\Oracle\app\oracle\product\11.2.0\server\bin\orapwd.exe
Unable to find error file %ORACLE_HOME%\RDBMS\opw<lang>.msb

Can some one please help in resolving this.

Thanks
Phani
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Re: Installation of Oracle 11gR2 on Windows 7 64-bit: Fails Error in orapwd.exe [message #581542 is a reply to message #581541] Mon, 08 April 2013 14:47 Go to previous messageGo to next message
BlackSwan
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Registered: January 2009
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which Edition of Windows 7?
No Oracle version is certified with an Home Edition.

when all else fails Read The Fine Manual; Installation Guide

http://www.oracle.com/pls/db112/portal.portal_db?selected=11&frame=
Re: Installation of Oracle 11gR2 on Windows 7 64-bit: Fails Error in orapwd.exe [message #581543 is a reply to message #581542] Mon, 08 April 2013 14:54 Go to previous messageGo to next message
phani22585
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Registered: April 2013
Location: Hyderabad
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Ohh i am trying to install on Win 7 Home Premium...

From the Installation guide it seems below are the supported versions..

Windows 7 x64 - Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate editions

and Thanks for quick reply...
Re: Installation of Oracle 11gR2 on Windows 7 64-bit: Fails Error in orapwd.exe [message #581545 is a reply to message #581543] Mon, 08 April 2013 14:58 Go to previous message
BlackSwan
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You can install Virtual Box on Win 7 Home & then run a supported OS as guest VM

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/server-storage/virtualbox/downloads/index.html
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