Installing Oracle 12c On Windows

In Windows, navigate to the file, right-click it, and then select Extract all. Select a destination folder for the extracted files, and then perform the extraction. To launch the Oracle Client Installer, go to the destination folder, open the client directory, and then double-click setup.exe (the Oracle 12c setup file). Steps to install Oracle Database 12c on Windows 10 Step 1. Download the Oracle Database 12c Installation file. Navigate to this link to download the installation file. Oracle Forms&Reports 12c Installation On Windows Add the environment variable “JAVAHOME” Control Panel - System - Advanced system settings - Environment Variables Click “New” on the System variables. Enter “JAVAHOME” in the variable name, and “c: app oracle jdk” in the variable value and click “OK”. Its is really great post – oracle-12c-installation-steps-windows-sap-system. Just one small question. To create a local Oracle installation user called Oracle, you enter the following commands: net user /add Oracle Welcome1 /fullname:”Oracle Installation User” /comment: “Administrator for Oracle Software Installation.

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For installing Oracle 12cR1 on Windows, first, you have to download the Oracle database software from the Oracle Database Software Downloads. The database software is Operating System (OS) specific and OS architecture (32-bit or 64-bit) specific. In my case I will use a 64-bit Windows 7 Operating System, so I will download the following files: and files.

Unzip these files in a stage directory. This will create a 'database' directory. Here is the content of the 'database' directory:

The 'database' directory contains a file named 'setup.exe'. Run this file in order to start the Oracle database Installer:

In my case, I don't want to receive security updates. I will set unmarked 'I wish to receive security updates via My Oracle Support' and I will provide no email.

Click on 'Next' and you will receive the following warning:


Click on 'Yes' and you will see the 'Installation Option' screen:


You can choose 'Create and configure a database'.

Click on 'Next' and you will see the 'System Class' window:


I will choose 'Desktop class' because I will not install a database for production (I will not use it as a big server).

Click on 'Next' and the 'Oracle Home User Selection' window will appear:

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For enhanced security, starting from Oracle database 12c, during the database installation on Windows, you have to use/ create a Windows user for running the Windows Services for that Oracle Home. You do not have to connect to that user to perform administrative tasks. The newly created user is denied Windows logon privileges.

Click on 'Next' and you will see the 'Typical Installation' window:

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Enter the basic database configuration: Oracle base directory, Software location, database file location, database edition, database character set, global database name, administrative password.

Specify if you want to create a Container database and the pluggable database name.

Click on 'Next' and a 'Prerequisite Checks' window will appear:

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If all is ok, the 'Summary' window will appear:

You can modify/ edit the database configuration and save a Response File.

When all is as you want click on 'Install' in order to start the Oracle database installation.

You will see the 'Install Product' window which will shows you the Oracle database 12c installation progress:

At one moment the Oracle Database Configuration Assistant will create the new database and will start the database instance:

If you want, during the Oracle database 12c EE Installation, you can see the 'Activity Log', the 'Alert Log' or you can 'Stop' the Oracle database installation. When the Oracle database installation is done, you will see the following window:

From 'Password Management' button, you can unlock users and change users passwords.

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Click on 'OK' and you will see the following window:

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At this moment your database software is installed and one database instance is created.