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Oracle Installation-PLEASE HELP ME

 
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I am having Windows xp sp2 in P4 2.6
when i run oracle installer , the installer opens and closes and unable to install oracle 8i enterprise edition.

which version of oracle can be installed in windows xp professional sp2.
Thanks in advance
please do help me
karthik
 
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Just out of curiosity, have you tried to reboot your machine, then try again?

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I tried rebooting , formatting and installing fresh xp and
even tried a working cd.
I unable to spot the error
 
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Karthik,
As far as I know, the Oracle installer requires a JRE (java runtime environment). Do you have JRE on your Windows XP machine?

Good Luck,
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Karthik,
It is a bug!
The following is from oracle:
INSTALLER FAILS WHEN RUNNING ON NEW PENTIUM 4 (IV) PROCESSORS
Workaround:-

1. Create a temporary directory on your server.
2. Copy the contents of the Oracle RDBMS Server CD to the temporary directory created in step 1.
3. Search the directory structure created in step 1 for the existence of the filename symcjit.dll.
4. Rename each copy of the symcjit.dll to symcjit.old.
5. Run the setup.exe from the \install\win32 directory and install Oracle 8.1.x.

Hope that helps!
Beksy
[ March 15, 2005: Message edited by: Beksy Kurian ]
 
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