Oracle Weblogic installation problem

I am trying to install Weblogic 10.3.6 on Windows 7 (64-bit).  I did this about a hundred times at my last employer and unfortunately left my notes with them.  I have installed JDK 1.6.0_07.  I have admin rights on my computer.  

Now when I launch the installer, wls1036_win32.exe, it presents the Oracle installer screen with the progress bar, then it flashes "Cleaning up" and the process stops.  There are no error messages.  

Are there any log files on my computer that will tell me what the problem is?
tancatOracle DeveloperAsked:
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
I've never installed weblogic but I've never seen an Oracle product that doesn't have an overabundance of log files.

I'm sure there is a 'default' one somewhere.

Looks like you can force one.  Check out:
1.7 Generating a Verbose Installation Log

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E12839_01/doc.1111/e14142/prepare.htm#WLSIG114
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tancatOracle DeveloperAuthor Commented:
That did not work, possibly because it's so soon in the installation process that it hasn't gotten to the part that can use the -log option?  I made sure that I created the log folder first.  I wonder if I should be looking at Windows logs?
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
>>I wonder if I should be looking at Windows logs?

Probably wouldn't hurt.
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tancatOracle DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Any idea on where Windows logs would be?  I tried searching google, but either no one else has had this problem (doubtful) or I'm not using the correct terminology in my search.  

I did add java to my JAVA_HOME and Path env variables, but that did not help.
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
>>Any idea on where Windows logs would be?

They are in the event viewer.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/open-event-viewer#1TC=windows-7

Check system and application logs for events with an error.

Once you locate the logs in the event viewer, run the installer again and then look for events that happen at that specific time.  You might need to refresh the view.
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
What was the issue?
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tancatOracle DeveloperAuthor Commented:
That was absolutely the right place to look.  There is a group policy preventing WLS from accessing java.  

Now on to the big administrator vs developer battle over rights to install Forms and Reports.  It's not a simple installation.

Thanks so much!!
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Glad to help.

I was curious about what was causing the issue!  Thanks for the follow up.
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