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  • Reinstalling DBCA

    Is it possible to reinstall DBCA? It has been deinstalled through the OUI. We are using Oracle 10gR2 on Windows 2000 server. 

  • ORACLE_HOME environment with 9i and 10g on same machine

    I have Oracle 10g installed on Windows 2003. I'm now going to install Oracle 9i on the same machine. What should I do with the ORACLE_HOME environment for 9i? 

  • Removing Oracle9i and reinstalling it

    I'm having problems installing Oracle9i Enterprise on Windows XP Professional. I want to completely remove it from my computer and install it again. When I try to install Oracle software on it, it never goes beyond preparing to install. 

  • Receiving ORA-12560 errors after installing Oracle 8.1.7

    I am receiving ORA-12560 errors after installing Oracle 8.1.7 Release 3 on a W2K SP4 platform with two dual-core Intel 5160 processors. 

  • ORA-29858 error after upgrade to Oracle 10g

    When we try to sync up a text index we get the error "ORA-29858: error occurred in the execution of ODCIINDEXALTER routine ORA-04063: type body 'CTXSYS.TEXTINDEXMETHODS' has errors." 

  • Error in CreateOUIProcess() :193

    I am trying to install Oracle 9i on Windows XP Professional, but the moment I click the setup.exe it displays the error "Error in CreateOUIProcess() :193" and nothing happens after that. 

  • Makefile errors during upgrade

    I have been trying to upgrade Oracle version to But I am facing some errors while upgrading. I tried to relink the makefiles manually but that also didn't solve the issue. 

  • How to install Oracle 10gR2

    How to install Oracle 10gR2 RDBMS? 

  • Impact on memory for upgrade to Oracle 10g

    I am looking for information regarding upgrading to Oracle 10g from Oracle 9i. We plan to keep the infrastructure constant (HP-UX), but would like to know the impact this would have in terms of memory utilization. 

  • Downloading OPatch for my release

    I have downloaded Patch 5225793 whose read-me doc says to download "OPatch" which comes with Patch 2617419. But I could not find one for my release. Can you please advise on where to get the components like PERL and JDK for the exact plat...