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How can you install Oracle Express Edition 11g?

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Quick Answer

To install Oracle Express Edition 11g, go to Oracle.com and download the version of the software that is compatible with your computer's operating system. Run the installer, and follow the wizard to install the software.

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  1. Locate the software at Oracle.com

    Log on to an administrative user account on your computer. Go to Oracle.com and hover over the Downloads tab on the website's main navigation menu. Select Oracle Database 11g Express Edition from the drop-down menu of the tab to navigate to the software's download web page.

  2. Download and run the installer

    Click on the version that is compatible with your operating system to download the installer. Unzip the folder within your file system. Double-click on DISK1/setup.exe to run the installer.

  3. Accept the license agreement and select a file directory

    Click Next when the install wizard opens. Accept the license agreement and click Next. Select an installation destination and click Next.

  4. Enter a port number

    If the wizard asks for a port number, enter 1521 for the Oracle Database Listener, 2030 for the Oracle Services for Microsoft Transaction Server and 8080 for the Oracle Database XE Graphical User Interface.

  5. Finish the installation

    Enter a password for the SYS and SYSTEM database accounts and click Next. Ensure that the installation settings are correct and click Install. Wait for the installation to complete and click Finish.

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