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Write Errors, or Files in Use,NoServicesForProcessException or CheckActiveFilesAndExecutables, during opatch apply or Patchset Installation. (Doc ID 294350.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 8.1.7.0 to 12.2 BETA1 [Release 8.1.7 to 12.2]
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Generic Windows

Symptoms

During the installation  patchset using Opatch or Oracle Universal Installer (OUI) or applying  patch using opatch apply.
messages may appear indicating that certain files could not be copied or written.

OUI messages like:

-or

 

OPatch encounters the following issues during file patching:

 

          When using Windows cscript, (for some 8.1.7.4 patches etc):


This frequently involves files like:
- orageneric9.dll
- oracore9.dll
- oci.dll

Changes

Installation of a  patchset or applying patch.

Cause

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