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I'm trying to install Oracle 10g on Windows 7 but in the installation I get the following error:

The procedure entry point GetProcessImageFileNameW could not be located in the dynamic library PSAPI.DLL.

Does Oracle 10g work on Windows 7?

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Which part/edition of Oracle? Server, client? XE? Please add some more infos! –  IronGoofy Nov 16 '09 at 19:47

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It seems your installer is using the wrong psapi.dll as the one in %windir%\system32 should export the GetProcessImageFileNameW function.

You can verify that with Dependency Walker.

Search your system for other versions of psapi.dll and remove them.

Also, if another application is using that dll, you will not be able to remove it. Use Process Explorer to see which process is using it.

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The first officially supported release of the Oracle RDBMS on Win7 is 11gR2.

Oracle plans to support the 10.2.0.5 client on Win7.

Information obtained from Metalink.

That said, you might be able to get 10g running - there's just no guarantee.

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