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Does anyone know what version of Oracle I can install on Windows 7

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I have tried several times to install Oracle 10G on Windows 7. I thought I had installed 10.2.0.3. But nothing works. Can someone tell me how to install and what version of Oracle to use?
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I've installed Oracle XE on both 32bit and 64bit Windows 7.  XE is 10gR2  (10.2.0.1 to be exact)

I've also installed 11gR2 on 32bit Windows 7

Do you need to run 10g? Can you try 11g installer?
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So long as you understand that Oracle doesn't support the 10g client on Windows 7, you can pass the -ignoreSysPrereqs parameter to the installer, i.e.

Runinstaller -ignoreSysPrereqs

You would be better off with Oracle 11G
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also, regardless of which install you try next.  can you be more specific about what isn't working?

When you do X -what happens?  nothing? system hang? error message? keyboard catches fire? etc
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I downloaded Oracle 10.2.0.3 and it installed. I thought that was a patchset number not a regular base installation. But on Oracle website it was recommended. I created a database during the installation. But when I try to log into the database I get an error sql plus not recognized as an internal or external command, operable program or batch file.

when I open up the services I see that the only Oracle service running is the database. I tried starting all the other services and they keep giving errors that it could not be started and Error 1067: The process terminated unexpectedly.

I don't have a problem trying Oracle 11G.
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thanks. 11g works
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