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2 Replies Latest reply: Dec 10, 2012 3:51 AM by Helios-GunesEROL RSS

Cannot create same SID after de-installation of Oracle

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hi all

i had Oracle 11g R2 on my system with home folder on say drive f:\app ... the DB i was using was ORCL. now i de-installed oracle, deleted f:\app folder (home folder for oracle) and trying to re-install and use same db name i.e ORCL but i get following error
         SID already exists...etc etc
  
my question is, how to finish all traces of previously installed oracle so that i can go with a fresh installation with the same SID

bundles of thanks in advance.

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