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Connected to an idle instance when after logging into oracle database

Swadhin Ray
Swadhin Ray asked
Last Modified: 2012-08-15
Hello Experts,

I installed Oracle 11g express edition. It was installed successfully.

But when I logged in then I get the below :

SQL*Plus: Release Production on Tue Aug 14 20:56:26 2012

Copyright (c) 1982, 2010, Oracle.  All rights reserved.

Enter user-name: sys as sysdba
Enter password:
Connected to an idle instance.

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I cleared all my event log from my windows machine.
Checked my >echo %ORACLE_HOME%:
output: C:\oraclexe\app\oracle\product\11.2.0\server

Even checked my Regedit : the values is been set to same oracle

When loged in again and check still I am getting the same issue.

Need urgent help to resolve this issue,
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