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Oracle 8i personal edition and Windows XP

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Is it possible to install Oracle 8i personal edition on a system with Windows XP Professional as the OS?  If so what are the minimum system requirements?
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It can be installed on windows Xp although not certified. so there would not be support there.
but for testing and development purpose. go ahead.

Most likely windows XP machines meet the min requirement very well.

Mem should be above 64M, CPU 400Mhz, disk space (not a problem)
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Yes, but there are sub-versions to 8i, and the first ones will have all sorts of problems. The versions of 8i that are certified for Windows 2000 will work well with XP. The ones that are certified will say so on the CD label.

I agree that any hardware good enough for XP should be good enough for 8i, but I'd recommend at least 256MB of RAM, just because XP is a hog and you need some left over for 8i.
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I did try to install Oracle 8.1.6 Client at window XP but it seems failing me due to the auto Run terminate directly.

http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/oracle8i/index.html

 Linux
 Oracle8i Enterprise Edition Release 3 (8.1.7.0.1) for Linux (Intel), with OPS  
  Windows
 Oracle8i Enterprise/Standard Edition Release 3 (8.1.7) for Windows 2000/NT
  Solaris
 Oracle8i Enterprise Edition Release 3 (8.1.7) for Sun SPARC Solaris (64 and 32 bit)
  UNIX
 Oracle8i Enterprise Edition Release 3 (8.1.7) for AIX-Based systems (64 and 32 bit)
 Oracle8i Enterprise Edition (64-bit) Release 3 (8.1.7) for HP 9000 Series HP-UX
 Oracle8i Enterprise Edition Release 3 (8.1.7) for Compaq Tru64 UNIX

there is no documentation for oracle 8i for win XP.
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try to download the 9i client for win XP.
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