DBCA Fails with updating registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/ORACLE/KEY_Ora (Doc ID 1991992.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database Configuration Assistant - Version 11.2.0.1 and later
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit), DBCA hangs at 59% step 11 of 12  reporting the below error:

updating registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/ORACLE/KEY_OraDB12Home1'

Cause

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