Installing Oracle10gR2 Database on Windows 2008 R2

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Oracle Database 10g R2 is certified on Windows 2008 R2 with the stipulation that you run  However, the 64-bit Oracle base version ( encounters an error when running setup.exe.

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Modified the “Certified Versions” section of the oraparam.ini located in I:\_oratemp\database\install.  Added “,6.1” to the end of the Windows parameter.

[Certified Versions]
#You can customise error message shown for failure, provide value for CERTIFIED_VERSION_FAILURE_MESSAGE

Executed the Oracle Installer again allowing me to proceed with the installation.

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Two more errors are encountered in OUI Product-Specific Prerequisite Checks, however you can check off in the checkbox and the status is changed to “User Verified” and OUI allows you to continue with the installation.

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Installing Oracle Database Client 10g Release 2 (10.2) on a Windows 2008 R2 x64