This content has been marked as final. Show 2 replies
The start menu option "Start database" is really a call to StartDB.bat (in bin directory).
On win 7 (and others), this needs to be run under a elevated privs command prompt. You could right click and Run as administrator or open a command prompt in this way (run as..) and just call startdb bat file.
This is a known issue, per [url http://download.oracle.com/docs/cd/E17781_01/doc.112/e21743/toc.htm#CIABHHDG]Readme, 2.2.3.
I just have to "Right-click on the keyboard shortcut and select Run as Admin Option." and it starts fine!