Has anyone managed to Install Oracle 9i Client on Windows 7 ? Is it possible ?

Need to Install Oracle Client on Windows 7 Workstation
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Don't know if 9i is the same. But 11g is ok with a little modifying.

Before doing the mod
Checking operating system requirements ...
Expected result: One of 5.0,5.1,5.2,6.0
Actual Result: 6.1

After editing refhost.xml (unpacked_client_installation\win32_11gR1_client\client\stage\prereq\client\refhost.xml)
Add this between certified_systems tag

<!--Microsoft Windows 7-->
Bruce_WilkinsAuthor Commented:
Apologies for not closing this earlier. Client has changed Op/Sys to XP so action no longer required. Did try Arabia_vn's suggestion but without success - my thanks in any event.

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
Bruce_WilkinsAuthor Commented:
Had a similar situation arise recently when trying to install 11g Client. Followed Arabia_vn's suggestion and installation was a success. Many thanks.
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Oracle Database

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.