OUI-10044:The Selected Oracle Home Location Already Contains An Oracle Home Or APPL_TOP Created While Running a Different OS (Doc ID 739907.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 23, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.4 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 9.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Universal Installer - Version 2.2.0.12 to 11.1.0.7.0
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While installing a database patchset release using the Oracle Universal Installer (OUI), you may receive the following error:

OUI-10044: The selected Oracle Home location already contains an Oracle Home 
or APPL_TOP created while running a different OS

Cause

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