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    Trouble installing Oracle Personal in Windows 7 64-bit environment

      Hi, I just purchased Oracle Personal Edition and it does not install.

      Hardware: Dell laptop, purchased 6/2011
      OS: Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
      CPU: Intel Core i7-2820QM 2.30 GHz, 8 processors
      RAM: 8GB real, 16GB virtual
      Hard drive available space: 119 GB on C: drive, 505 GB on D: drive

      Product purchased: Oracle Personal Edition, for Windows x64 (64-bit)

      I originally had an instance of Oracle XE on this machine. I have uninstalled it with Windows Uninstall and followed that up with the following actions in Regedit:
      Deleted HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Services/Ora*
      Removed directories c:\Oraclexe and c:\Program Files\Oracle

      I downloaded the two Oracle server files from the cloud, extracted the zipped directories, copied "2 of 2"'s contents to the "1 of 2"'s directory, and ran setup.exe

      Oracle Installer started up. The first screen asked for my email address and whether I wanted to receive Oracle propaganda by email (no).
      The second screen, Installation Option, asked if I wanted to 1: create and configure a database; 2: install database software only; or 3: upgrade an existing database. I chose option 1.
      The third screen, System Class, asked if I wanted a Desktop Class database or Server Class database. I chose Desktop Class.
      I clicked Next and Oracle Installer shut down without a warning message.

      Does anybody have an idea of how I can install this software?
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