Re: Cannot Get DBCA to Work

From: Dereck L. Dietz <>
Date: Sun, 18 May 2008 22:17:32 -0400
Message-ID: <Hq5Yj.9056$>

"Dereck L. Dietz" <> wrote in message news:_t4Yj.9047$
> Oracle 9i
> Windows XP Professional Service Pack 2
> I just reinstalled Oracle 9i on my desktop because I wanted to play around
> with some stuff and was worried about installing 10g and having to use a
> loopback adapter like I did on my laptop. I know this is an old
> unsupported version but for what I wanted to play around with this is
> perfect and I don't know what the affect of a loopback adapter would have
> on my main computer that I have connected to my internet connection and
> router.
> I used to have 9i on this computer before I had a hard drive crash and it
> did work.
> However, I can't get the DBCA to come up so I can use it to create/drop
> databases. Does anybody remember experiencing this phenomena and, if so,
> would you be so kind as to point me in the direction I should go to to
> correct this to get it working?
> Thanks

I figured the problem out - had to do with not having the right Oracle Home configured as the default. Received on Sun May 18 2008 - 21:17:32 CDT

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