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SQL Developer not working

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I installed SQL developers dot rel. in my windows XP machine today. The downloadable zip file is available at oracle website
Version I downloaded is :
Windows 32-bit - zip file includes the JDK1.6.0_35      Download Download 209 M
On clicking sqldeveloper.exe , the small Oracle SQL Developer window pops but it goes away in few seconds.

Any pointers to resolve this issue is highly appreciated !
  • 1. Re: SQL Developer not working
    Jeff Smith SQLDev PM ACE Moderator
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    Drill down into the sqldeveloper/bin directory. Start the sqldeveloper.exe from there. That should open a cmd window allowing you to see any error messages that might be causing SQL Developer to not open correctly.
  • 2. Re: SQL Developer not working
    Gary Graham Expert
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    To avoid losing the window before you can read what went wrong, run the sqldeveloper.exe version in directory

    If you should need to do a more in-depth investigation, the following offers some good advice on debugging:

    SQL Developer Team


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