Oracle recommends that you remove write permissions from users who are not Oracle Database DBAs or system administrators in the
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ORACLE directory of the Windows registry.
To remove write permissions:
- Open the registry.
- Go to
- Select Permissions from the Edit menu.
The Permissions for Oracle dialog box appears.
- Remove write privileges from any users who are not Oracle Database DBAs or system administrators. Note that the
SYSTEMaccount must have Full Control, because some Oracle Database services run as
- Ensure that user accounts that must run Oracle applications have read privileges.
- Select OK.
- Exit the registry.