12c Forms Builder Crashes with Message Side-by-Side Configuration is Incorrect (Doc ID 2212965.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Forms - Version 12.2.1.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Forms and Reports  12.2.1.x.0 is installed on a 64 bit Windows environment such as 2008 , 2010 or 2012.
When opening Forms Builder it crashes with the following message:

"The application has failed to start because its side-by-side configuration is incorrect. Please see the application event log or use command-line sxstrace.exe tool for more details"

Cause

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