Oracle Database 12.1 Installation Errors out with Missing Files filegroup74.jar/filegroup21.jar or

(Doc ID 1569064.1)

Last updated on JUNE 07, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
All Platforms


Installation of Oracle Database 12c failed due to missing files from installation Software.

Case 1:
12c Installer Hangs while updating the registry. And oraInstall<timestamp>.err shows the errors:
\Oracle_12c_soft\winx64_12102_database_1of2\database\stage\Components\oracle.rdbms\\1\DataFiles\filegroup74.jar (The system cannot find the path specified)
    at Method)
\Oracle_12c_soft\winx64_12102_database_1of2\database\stage\Components\oracle.rdbms\\1\DataFiles\filegroup21.jar (The system cannot find the path specified)
    at Method)
\Oracle_12c_soft\winx64_12102_database_1of2\database\stage\Components\oracle.rdbms\\1\DataFiles\filegroup61.jar (The system cannot find the path specified)

and so on....

Case 2:
12c Installation  reports missing file %ORACLE_HOME\ctx\admin\

The installation log reports the below error:
INFO: Exception thrown from action: instantiateFile
Exception Name: FileNotFoundException
Exception String: File not found C:\app\oracle\product\12.1.0\dbhome_1\ctx\admin\
Exception Severity: 2
INFO: Adding ExitStatus STOP_INSTALL to the exit status set
INFO: Finding the most appropriate exit status for the current application
INFO: Exit Status is -4
INFO: Shutdown Oracle Database 12c Release 1 Installer
INFO: Unloading Setup Driver



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