Windows : "[ INS-30131 ] the Initial Setup That Is Required to Run the Installation Program Validation Was Not Successful " Error While Installing Oracle Database/Client

(Doc ID 1569962.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 20, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Universal Installer - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Generic Windows

Symptoms

While installing 11.2 or 12c on Windows platform below errors appear:

SEVERE: [FATAL] [INS-30131] The initial setup that is required to run the installation program validation was not successful.
CAUSE: Access to the temp directory was not successful.
ACTION: Ensure that the current user has the necessary permissions to access the temp directory.

C:\>net use\\hostname\c$, but got this error: System error 53 has occurred

If you are getting this error on Unix Platform, Follow the below note:
<Note 2092409.1> Unix : "[ INS-30131 ] the Initial Setup That Is Required to Run the Installation Program Validation Was Not Successful" Error While Installing Oracle Database/Client.

Cause

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