Reports Builder Failing To Start After a New Install on Windows 7 (Doc ID 1286001.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Reports Developer - Version 11.1.1.2.0 to 11.1.1.4.0 [Release 11g]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit) - OS Version: 7
***Checked for relevance on 10-JAN-2013***

Symptoms

On a successfully installed WebLogic 10.3.x and Oracle  Forms, Reports 11.1.x.x on Windows 7 environment where Forms and Reports Builder were installed, Reports Builder fails to start.

Example

INSTANCE_HOME\config\reports\bin\rwbuilder.bat
A pop up window is displayed with the following error:


java.lang.NoClassDeffoundError:
oracle/xml/parser/SMLParseException
After clicking OK on the error message box, the following error is displayed:
java.lang.NullPointerException

Changes

Installation was done with an OS user without Administration privileges.

Cause

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