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Installing Oracle 10g Enterprise Edition on a Vista Laptop?

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   I am trying to install Oracle 10g Enterprise Edition on my laptop (Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, Sevice pack 1).

   I pass all but one of the prerequisite checks apart from one. I get the following error message.

Checking Network Configuration requirements ...

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Check complete. The overall result of this check is: Failed <<<<
Problem: The install has detected that the primary IP address of the system is DHCP-assigned.
Recommendation: Oracle supports installations on systems with DHCP-assigned IP addresses; However, before you can do this, you must configure the Microsoft LoopBack Adapter to be the primary network adapter on the system.  See the Installation Guide for more details on installing the software on systems configured with DHCP.
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I've read the relavent parts of the instalation guide but i can't find any reference to installing on Vista!
Now, i've found a couple of forums that state that 10g IS compatible, indeed two of the prerequisite check relate to operating system and service pack and i've passed both of those so i'm assuming OS compatibility isn't a problem.

So, I've been trying to replicate the advice given for windows XP by instaling a Microsoft Network Loopback Adapter. I've been able to do that but cannot discover how to change the tcp/ip details to those suggested in the help.

Can anyone help me get this installed correctly please?

Sorry if i've missed out any vital info!
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Are you installing the new version of this software that is compatiable with Vista and Windows 2008? Go on this website to make sure. Thanks.

http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/products/database/oracle10g/htdocs/10203vista.html

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Yes, that's the one i've downloaded.
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The problem could be in fact that some software states they are compatible with Vista but you have to have Vista Business or Vista Ultimate that have several upgrades to the OS which makes it compatible.  I am wondering if Vista Home is not compatible with Oracle.  I will have to do some research on this.
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4.2 Installation Media for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
Oracle Database is supported on Windows Vista with the 10.2.0.3 release and
Windows Server 2008 with the 10.2.0.4 release. Use the Oracle Database 10g Release 2
(10.2.0.3.0) for Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Windows Server 2008 media.
This software is also available on the Oracle Technology Network site.
Do not install Oracle Database on Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 using the
media for Oracle Database 10g Release 2 (10.2) for Microsoft Windows. Do not use the
10.2.0.3 Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008 media to install on operating systems
other than Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008.
If you already installed Windows Vista using the 10.2.0.3 media, then Oracle
recommends that you install the 10.2.0.4 patch set. Note that all 32-bit operating
systems, including Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, are supported with this
patch set.
Note: The 10.2.0.4 patch set is available on OracleMetaLink. Search
for patch 6810189.
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4.2.1 Installing Oracle Database on Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008
To install a single instance Oracle Database:
1. Install Oracle Database using the 10.2.0.3 media.
2. To install Oracle Data Provider for .NET Framework 2.0 or Oracle Database
Extensions for .NET Framework 2.0 on Windows Server 2008, install the 10.2.0.2.21
Oracle Data Access Components. This software can be downloaded from
http://www.oracle.com/technology/software/tech/windows/odpnet
/index.html
3. Install the 10.2.0.4 patch set.
4. Run Database Upgrade Assistant to upgrade the database.
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For more information please goto: http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/B19306_01/relnotes.102/b14264/toc.htm

I hope this helps.

Dude02
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