Download the installer package ( http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/options/winclient-101059.html)
Go to the install folder
Change the compatibility mode
Backup your OS path string under Advance settings and “SAVE” the information in a text file.
Remove all entries other than what referring to the %systemroot% and bring the string length less than 1000 characters.
Now go ahead with installing the wokflow builder
Follow the prompts until the installation completes successfully.
Run the “Oracle Workflow Builder” as Administrator. You may create a shortcut on the desktop and change the properties to run as administrator permenently. Without administrator rights, this legacy software will fail to read the registry values, thus end up producing the error mentioned with this thread
Observe the additional entries added with the PATH environment string.
Amend your backed up PATH string with the new entries and replace the PATH string.
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7 thoughts on “Install Oracle Workflow Builder on Windows 7/8 64Bit”
Thanks for this!
I hear that the download for this is also available on the Oracle CD if you have it!
Very useful article. Thank you
I am getting error after installing workflow builder as
while creating new workflow.
Can u please help with this
Please see the following:
Which discusses about a scenario something related to your case.
Hi – I run WIN 10, 11g db. I don’t understand what you mean by “Backup….1000 characters.” Can you explain that in more detail, or with images?
Right now, I’ve set the compatibility settings and skipped the portion that I don’t understand. I get to the black window, looks similar to your example, and the window just closes. Any ideas?
Your System environment variable “PATH” has to be backed up, it means. For example, if the PATH environment variable has more than 1000 characters entries, Oracle installer will fail.