Oracle Developer Suite 10G Installation Guide [Windows]

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Oracle Developer Suite provides Oracle Forms Developer, Oracle Designer, Oracle Reports Developer, and Oracle10g JDeveloper tools. This guide describes the installation process for Oracle Developer Suite 10g ( for Windows platforms.


Basic software installation knowledge on Microsoft Windows Operating System.


  • Microsoft Windows 7/8/10
  • Oracle Developer Suite 10G (

Download Oracle Developer Suite 10G

Oracle provides free download of tools for development and learning purpose. Oracle Developer Suite is also available as a download on OTN site.

Click on either of below link to open download page.

Accept License Agreement on this page. You need Oracle Account to download any software. If you do not have an account, you can create it here.

download oracle developer suite 10g

Download both the .zip files and Extract these files on the local desk. There should be 2 folders one for disk1 and other for disk2.

Start Installation

Open ds_windows_x86_101202_disk1 folder and Click on setup.exe. The Oracle Universal Installer does the quick requirement for Operating System and Virtual Memory and launch the setup wizard. 

We are going to install it on Windows 10 which is not certified so got below error.

Checking operating system version: must be 5.0, 5.1 or 5.2.   Actual 6.2  Failed

Exiting Oracle Universal Installer

When you exit the installer, Windows ask if you want to Install using compatibility settings. Select the option and it should start the installation.

compatibility mode installation

If you do not get any such option, What you need to do here is run the setup.exe in compatibility mode. Right click on setup.exe. In compatibility tab, select Windows XP Service Pack 3 and run setup again.

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Specify file locations. By default, it populates Source files and destination installation folder. You can change it if required.

oracle universal installer specify file locations

Select Installation Type

Choose what type of installation do you want?

select installation type

J2EE Development – Provides a lightweight installation that allows you to develop Java and Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications using Java, HTML, XML, and SQL.

Complete – Select this option to install Oracle Forms Developer, Oracle Designer, Oracle Reports Developer and Oracle10g JDeveloper. This option also installs Oracle Application Server Containers for J2EE (OC4J) and the relevant Oracle Application Server runtime services (Oracle Application Server Forms Services and Oracle Application Server Reports Services) and configures OC4J as the default listener for testing purposes

ComponentJ2EE DevelopmentComplete
Oracle10g JDeveloper (including Oracle Business Intelligence Beans, and UIX and Bali subcomponents)YESYES
Oracle Reports DevelopernoYES
Oracle Forms DevelopernoYES
Oracle DesignernoYES

Next step installer again Analyze Dependencies. You may get below virtual memory error if you have not set.

Install has encountered an error while attempting to verify your virtual memory setting. please verify that the sum of the initial size of the paging files is at least 256MB.

virtual memory error

Here you need to change the Virtual Memory setting of the computer. Right click on Computer->Properties-> Advanced System Settings -> Virtual Memory. Uncheck automatic and set the value somewhere greater than 512 MB.

Provide Outgoing Mail Server information

Enter Outgoing Mail Server information if you have else leave it blank. Click on next.

outgoing mail server

Below is the summary of installation. Click on Install.

installation summary

This should start the installation process.

install progress

Select the OracleDevsuite Disk 2 folder by clicking on the Browe button.

install disk 2

Installation is complete. Just click on Exit and you are done.

end of installation

So go ahead and install it if you are using 10G version. I am going to write some tutorials on form builder, report builder. Make sure to set forms development environment.


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