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FMW 11g Configure Shortcut on Windows 2008 / Vista Fails - "The Item Referred To By This Shortcut Cannot Be Accessed" (Doc ID 1266365.1)

Last updated on JUNE 29, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version 11.1.1.2.0 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) - Version: 2008 R2

Symptoms

An attempt to configure a FMW 11g Instance on MS Windows 2008 or Vista using the "Start - All Programs - Shortcut" fails.

For example - to configure a Portal / Forms / Reports and/or Discoverer AS Instance you navigate to:

Start menu -> All Programs -> Oracle Classic 11g - Home1 -> Configure Classic Instance (<Middleware Home>\<ORACLE_HOME>\bin\config.bat)

Clicking on this shortcut fails with the error:

Cause

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