Companion CD Quick Installation Guide
10g Release 2 (10.2) for Microsoft Windows (x64)
This guide describes how to quickly install the Oracle Database Companion CD products on Windows x64 systems. It includes information about the following:
This guide describes how to complete a default installation of the Oracle Database Companion CD installation types onto a system that does not have this software installed on it. If there is an existing installation on this system, see Oracle Database Companion CD Quick Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows (x64) for detailed installation instructions.
The Oracle Database Companion CD includes the Oracle Database 10g Products installation type. It includes Oracle JDBC Development Drivers, Oracle SQLJ, Oracle Database Examples, Oracle Text Knowledge Base, JAccelerator (NCOMP), Intermedia Image Accelerator, and Oracle Ultra Search.
Note:Before you install these products, make sure that you have already installed Oracle Database 10g, either on the current system or a system to which your system has access. For more information, see Oracle Database Companion CD Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows (x64).
This guide does not describe how to complete the following tasks:
Removing Oracle software
For more detailed information about the Oracle Database 10g Companion CD products, including information about the tasks not described in this guide, see the Oracle Database Companion CD Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows (x64) .
This guide is available on the Oracle Database installation media. To access it, use a Web browser to open the
welcome.htm file in the
companion directory of the DVD-ROM, then select the Documentation tab.
This section covers the following topics:
The following disk space sizes reflect the sizes required by Oracle Database 10g Products only. They do not include the sizes in an existing Oracle Database installation.
TEMP space: 100 MB
\Program Files\Oracle directory: 100 MB
ORACLE_HOME directory: 950 MB (approx.)
\oradata: 40 MB
Total: 1 GB (approx.)
This section covers the following topics:
Before you install Oracle Database 10g Products into an existing Oracle home, you need to identify the location of this Oracle home. If you do not know the path of the Oracle home directory, you can check it using Oracle Universal Installer.
To check the path of the Oracle home directory:
From the Start menu, choose Programs, then Oracle - HOME_NAME, then Oracle Installation Products, then Universal Installer.
When the Welcome window appears, click Installed Products.
The Inventory window appears, listing all of the Oracle homes on the system and the products installed in each Oracle home.
In the Inventory window, expand each Oracle home and locate Oracle Database 10g 10.2.0.4.0.
Click Close and then Cancel to exit Oracle Universal Installer.
Have the Oracle home name available when you begin installing Oracle Database 10g Products, described next.
To install Oracle Database 10g Products:
Log on as a member of the Administrators group to the computer on which to install Oracle components.
If you are installing on a Primary Domain Controller (PDC) or a Backup Domain Controller (BDC), log on as a member of the Domain Administrators group.
Make sure that the Oracle database that you plan to use for Oracle SQLJ, for example, is accessible and running.
You can use the Windows Services utility, located either in the Windows Control Panel or from the Administrative Tools menu (under Start and then Programs), to check that Oracle Database is running. Names of Oracle databases are preceded with
OracleService. Right-click the name of the service and from the menu, choose Start.
ORACLE_HOME environment variable (from the System Control Panel) if it exists.
Refer to your Microsoft online help for more information about deleting environment variables.
ORACLE_HOMEenvironment variable is automatically set in the registry. Manually setting this variable prevents installation.
Insert the Oracle Database installation media and navigate to the
companion directory. Alternatively, navigate to the directory where you downloaded or copied the installation files.
Use the same installation media to install Oracle Database on all supported Windows platforms.
setup.exe to start Oracle Universal Installer.
In the Welcome window click Next.
In the Specify Home Details window, do the following:
Name: Verify that the Oracle home specified is the Oracle Database Oracle home. (The default Oracle home is offered.)
Path: Enter the directory location of the Oracle Database Oracle home where you want to install the Oracle home files. (The directory of the default Oracle home is offered.)
See Also:"Identifying the Oracle Home Directory Location" for information on finding the correct Oracle home
In the Product-specific Prerequisite Checks window, check for and correct any errors that may have occurred when Oracle Universal Installer checked your system.
In the Summary window, check the list of products that will be installed, and click Install.
When the installation completes, click Exit and then click Yes to exit from Oracle Universal Installer.
Optionally, delete the
date_time directory if you want to remove the temporary files that were created during the installation process. The
date_time directory holds about 45 MB of files. This directory is created in the location set by the
TEMP environment variable setting.
Restarting your computer also removes the
After you have successfully installed the Oracle Database Companion CD products, see the following manuals to get started using the Oracle Database 10g Products:
Oracle Database Concepts
Oracle Database 2 Day DBA
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