I have installed and looked at OracleXE on WinXPPro, but now after reviewing it I want to uninstall it. How do I do this? DO I really have to do it the heavy handed way ....
stop all services, delete all files cleanup the registrary etc.....
<to be taken with a grain of salt>
Consulting documentation is
a) ... a waste of time
b) ... much more difficult than asking
c) ... something for insomniacs
d) ... all of the above
e) ... _______________?
</to be taken with a grain of salt>
If you had looked at the
Oracle® Database Express Edition Installation Guide
10g Release 2 (10.2) for Microsoft Windows
Part Number B25143-01
at least in the table of contents, you might have noticed that section 7 is titled "Deinstalling Oracle Database XE"
For your convenience, I'll provide the link to that section:
For those running Linux, the counterpart is:
<also take it with 2 grains of salt>
Consulting Oracle documentation before has
a) ... never brought a solution
b) ... been having to read about what we already know
c) ... take you to never to look at the documentation again
d) ... been a waist of time
e) ... take you to do things the hard way
f ) ... all of the above
g) ... _______________?
</also take it with 2 grains of salt>
...just an humble opinion for people in good mood...