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How to Install Oracle 11G Database on Windows 10

Oracle 11G is a database management system that is used by many organizations. It is a relational database management system that has been around for a long time and has been used by many companies.

The following are the features of the Oracle 11g Database,

  • Scalability
  • Security
  • High Availability
  • Performance
  • Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
  • Enterprise Manager Grid Control

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Oracle 11g on Windows 10.

Oracle Database 11G Release 2 installation on Windows

Oracle database 11G is available for Windows and Linux platforms. Installing it on Windows is easy as it follows the wizard-driven approach. You just need to download, extract and run the installer.

Let’s see the installation steps in detail,

1. Download Oracle Database 11G release 2

Oracle provides many of the tools as free to download and use for learning and education purposes. Oracle Database 11G is also available to download.

Click to download.

Click on Accept License Agreement. Enter the username and password. You need an Oracle account to download any software.

Download Oracle Database 11G release 2

Download both,

2. Start the installation

Next, unzip both the zip files in the same folders. If you unzip in different folder then copy stage folder from win64_11gR2_database_2of2\database\ to \win64_11gR2_database_1of2\database\ folder.

Now click on the setup.exe file to start the installation. Oracle quickly does the pre-requisite check and launches the Universal Installer.

Oracle database 11g install starts

3. Configure Security Updates

Provide your email address to receive security issue information. It is optional. Unselect I wish to receive security updates via My Oracle Support.

If you have this information you can enter it.

Configure Security Updates for Oracle Database 11 G Release 2

4. Installation option

Now select the database installation option.

Choose Oracle  Database 11G install option

  • Create and configure database – This option creates and configures a database.
  • Install database software only – This installs only database software. Post-installation you need to manually create and configure the database.
  • Upgrade existing database – This upgrades the existing database.

Select the default and click the Next button.

5. System Class

Select either Desktop Class or Server Class and click the Next button.

Choose System Class for the database

6. Database configuration

Installed defaults all basis configuration like Oracle base, Software location, Database file location. Click browse and select a different location to change it.

Choose database configuration

The installer creates a global database with the name orcl. Enter Administrative password and enter the same password in Confirm Password field and click Next

7. Summary

This screen shows a summary of the installation. Review it. If it is fine click on the Finish button or clicks on the Back button to change.

Oracle Database 11G release 2 installation summary

8. Install Product

The installer starts and copies all necessary files.

Installation Starts

Click Allow Access.

Allow firewall

9. Database Configuration Assistant

The installer creates and configures the database.

Database configuration assistant running

Below popups shows database information. Click Ok to finish the installation.

Oracle database 11g sample database created


In this guide, we explained how to install Oracle Database 11G Release 2 on Windows.