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Cannot Install OFSA Client on PC with Oracle 9i Client (Doc ID 564383.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Financial Data Manager - Version 4.5 to 4.5.39 [Release 4.5]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Oracle Financial Services Applications (OFSA) 4.5

Purpose

You cannot install the Oracle Financial Services Applications (OFSA) modules on a Windows XP PC that already has the Oracle 9i client installed. When you try to install from the "win32" folder, you get the following error after selecting a language:

The location specified, "C:\Program Files\Oracle\ora92", is already used as an Oracle home for 'Oracle 92'.
It cannot be used as an Oracle Home for 'nt'.

Note: If installing OFSA software from a remote server and not a CD, you must map the remote location to a network drive (Tools > Map Network Drive...) or you may received additional errors.

Steps To Reproduce:

The Oracle home error occurs.

Troubleshooting Steps

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