After you install the MS04-011 Security Update for Microsoft Windows on a computer that runs Oracle database 8i, the computer may stop responding during the startup process. The MS04-0ll Security Update is described in the following Microsoft Security Bulletin:
To work around this problem, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Manually start the Oracle database service
Change the startup
behavior of the Oracle database service to a manual type on the computer that
runs the Oracle database, and then start the Oracle database service manually.
To do so, follow these steps:
Change the startup type of the Oracle database service to
manual. To do so, follow these steps:
Click Start, point to
Settings, and then click Control
In Control Panel, double-click
In the Administrative Tools window,
In the right pane of the Services
window, double-click OracleService<SID>.
In the OracleService<SID> Properties
(Local Computer) dialog box, click the General
Click Manual in the Startup
type list, and then click OK.
Change the startup setting of the instance of Oracle
database such that the instance of Oracle database does not automatically start
when the Oracle database service is started. To do so, follow these
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Double-click the C:\OracleStartup\Oracle.reg text file to import the information into your registry.
In the C:\OracleStartup folder, create a text file that is named OracleStartup.cmd and that contains the following information:
net start OracleServiceORCL
Create a C:\OracleStartup\OracleStartup.sql
text file that contains the following information:
Note The startup parameter must include the fully qualified path of the Init.ora file.
Important The C:\OracleStartup\OracleStartup.cmd file contains user credentials in clear text. Therefore, restrict access to this file to administrators and to the Oracle service startup account only. You may be able to avoid including user credentials in the C:\OracleStartup\OracleStartup.cmd file by configuring the Oracle Server for Windows Authentication. For information about how to configure Oracle for Windows authentication, obtain Note: 60634.1 (WIN: Setup O/S Authentication) from Oracle Corporation. For information about how to contact Oracle Corporation, visit the following Web site:
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