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DB patch apply failed with message "CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables" (Doc ID 2753449.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 18.0.0.0 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

While trying to apply DB patch using OPatch in windows environment, it can fail with the following error:
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Prerequisite check "CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables" failed
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Example of this issue:
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Verifying environment and performing prerequisite checks...
Prerequisite check "CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables" failed.
The details are:

Following active files are used by opatch process :
%ORACLE_HOME%\jdk\bin\msvcr100.dll
%ORACLE_HOME%\jdk\jre\bin\msvcr100.dll
%ORACLE_HOME%\jdk\jre\bin\msvcp140.dll
%ORACLE_HOME%\jdk\jre\bin\vcruntime140.dll
%ORACLE_HOME%\jdk\jre\bin\plugin2\msvcr100.dll
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Changes

 In windows environment, apply DB patch with opatch apply.

Cause

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