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WebLogic Installation Fails With the Error "INST-07545: Unexpected Error java.lang.NullPointerException" (Doc ID 2636797.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 05, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version and later
Oracle Fusion Middleware - Version and later
Generic Windows


When trying to install WebLogic on Windows operating system, after entering Oracle Home, below error is seen in OUI

INST-07545: Unexpected Error java.lang.NullPointerException


Install log file shows below errors:

Issue can be reproduced at will with the below step:

1. Set Temp Env varaible as

set TEMP=E:\Test User\Temp

set TMP=E:\Test User\Temp

2. Run the command

java -jar fmw_12.

3. Error can be in step 3 after entering Oracle Home.





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