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TNSListener fails to start after Installing Oracle8i (8.1.6)

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On Windows 2000, I have not been able to get the TNSListener to start after installation. I've checked the Listener.ora, TNSNames.ora and they look fine.  After uninstalling Oracle 8i, I noticed that registry keys still exists in the registry. Also, notices registry keys from a previous Oracle Installation, I cannot delete the keys and I think this may be preventing the TNSListener service from starting.

Usually I get the error ORA-12541: TNS:no listener and I can't start the listener service.

Sample registry keys:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\
LEGACY_ORACLEORAHOME81TNSLISTENER
note: after I install 8.1.6 there is also a LEGACY_ORACLEORAHOME816TNSLISTENER

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_ORACLEORAHOMETNSLISTENER

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PhillipVest earned 100 total points
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Make sure you are plugged into the network.  If Windows 2000 detects that you are not connected, it will not allow the listener service to start.
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by:dfell_us
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I'll try installing again while connected to our domain over VPN.  I noticed since they put me on a nt.domain i've had trouble getting the listener running and have tried it both ways.  But it is worth a try, I'll have to be connected to the VPN, during the time the listener is created and tested, as well as database connection.
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by:dfell_us
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I'm connected to the VPN and used Netconfig8 to delete the listener and then created a new one.  Still got the same results when I went to the lsntnr and tried to start it, here is the error mess:

LSNRCTL> start
Starting tnslsnr: please wait...

Failed to start service, error 1058.
TNS-12536: TNS:operation would block
 TNS-12560: TNS:protocol adapter error
  TNS-00506: Operation would block
   32-bit Windows Error: 997: Unknown error
LSNRCTL>
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by:kimprasad
ID: 6477179
the application that you are running, is it 16-bit or 32-bit?  Also, which application did you install first? the Oracle8 or the listener?  You might try reloading listener first and then ORacle8.
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by:annu_vinayak
ID: 6489315
There is +vely a mistake in your tnsnames.ora file. Check all the entries, above all check the HOSTNAME, PROTOCOL  entries in the tnsnames.ora file.
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by:dfell_us
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I had to reinstall the Oracle 816 Personal Edition while connected to the network.  I gave the installation a different oracle home name so it would not interfere with previous installations.
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