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Documents fail to index on Windows with "DRG-11207: user filter command exited with status -1073741515" (Doc ID 2659650.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle Text - Version to [Release 11.2 to 12.2]
Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 11.2 to 19]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) on Oracle Public Cloud


Text index creation and SYNC of the Text index on Windows complete successfully, however, none of the documents are indexed.

Querying the index's $I table, DR$indexname$I, shows no tokens were indexed(i.e. no rows are returned) and querying CTX_USER_INDEX_ERRORS reveals every document failed to index with the error "DRG-11207: user filter command exited with status -1073741515".

If you run $ORACLE_HOME\bin\ctxhx.exe by double clicking for test purposes, following error dialog box will appear to tell "The program can't start because MSVCRT120.dll is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem."


 Here are possible situations :

 It assumes neither Oracle Database 12.2 nor Oracle Database 18c is installed to your system where above action was taken.


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