Friday, August 17, 2012

2 Install Oracle 10G on Windows 2008R2


  • Change the network card ip address to static IP.
  • Configure the firewall to allow the Oracle Port number

While trying to install the Oracle 10G on the Windows 2008 R2, you may encounter the error message “
Checking operating system version: must be 5.0, 5.1, 5.2 or 6.0.    Actual 6.1


The 6.1 is the windows Kernel version which representing the Windows 7 and Windows 2008R2. type winver.exe will show you the current windows build.


NOTE: Hacking Oracle software is not recommended.

If you are sure this OS is compatible with Oracle, the easy way to get around this restriction is updating below files:


Replace 6.0 with 6.1 and re run the installer.

Example of the oraparam.ini as below:

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



After the installation , the Enterprise Manger ( DB Console service) fail to start up. I have spend lots of time for research without success. The only thing I have not try is to apply the path because one Oracle support post mention that the Root certificated has been expired which could cause the issue.


  1. In reality, the vertical spread can be found inside a number of the beforehand discussed systems. Thanks for sharing about oas review.

  2. This is very appealing, however , it is very important that will mouse click on the connection:



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