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...
By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers.
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.
For More Information
- Dozens more answers to tough Oracle questions from Brian Peasland are available.
- The Best Oracle Web Links: tips, tutorials, scripts, and more.
- Have an Oracle or SQL tip to offer your fellow DBAs and developers? The best tips submitted will receive a cool prize. Submit your tip today!
- Ask your technical Oracle and SQL questions -- or help out your peers by answering them -- in our live discussion forums.
- Ask the Experts yourself: Our SQL, database design, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, metadata, object-oriented and data warehousing gurus are waiting to answer your toughest questions.
Dig Deeper on Oracle database design and architecture
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.