I am trying to install Oracle on my PC for home study. The problem is that with Windows XP Pro and a P4, the Oracle installer refuses to do anything! I insert the disk, the Oracle window opens up, but when I click on INSTALL, the program exits and nothing happens...
This is a known problem with the Pentium 4 computers. The problem is with the symcjit.dll file. To get around this, do the following:
- Create a temporary directory on your server.
- Copy the entire contents of the Oracle RDBMS Server CD to the temporary directory created in step 1.
- Search the directory structure created in Step 1 for the existence of the filename symcjit.dll.
- Rename each copy of the symcjit.dll to symcjit.old.
- Run the setup.exe from the \install\win32 directory and install Oracle.
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