Friday, March 21, 2014

Oracle BI Publisher Desktop Installation Error

Resources

http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E17904_01/bi.1111/e13881/T421739T481157.htm
https://blogs.oracle.com/xmlpublisher/?page=2
http://www.solutionbeacon.com/BIPublisherQuickStartGudepaper.pdf
http://oraclemaniac.com/2014/03/07/limiting-lines-per-page-and-fixed-length-table-in-xmlbi-publisher-reports/

Oracle BI Publisher Desktop Installation Error

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-- Symptoms
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When attempting to install BI Publisher Desktop 11g (11.1.1.6.0) for 32-bit Office on Windows 7 64-bit. During the installation process, the following error message displays and the installation fails:

Please make sure JRE version 1.6 or later is installed

Java JRE 6 update 32 is installed on this PC; no other Java versions are installed.

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-- Cause
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Bug 14091878: ERROR WITH BIPUBLISHERDESKTOP32.EXE INSTALLATION

BIP Desktop installer might be corrupt

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-- Solution
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Complete the following steps:

    Download the offline installer for Java from this page:
    http://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp

    Make sure to download both Windows Offline (32-bit) and Windows Offline (64-bit).

    In Windows, go to the Control Panel --> Programs and Features.
    From the list of installed programs, uninstall all Java / JDK programs from your PC (both 32-bit and 64-bit)
    Reboot the PC
    Install the Java Windows Offline (32-bit)
    Install the Java Windows Offline (64-bit)
    Reboot the PC
    Install Oracle BI Publisher Desktop

6 comments:

  1. Thanks. This worked for me

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  2. It finally worked for me too.

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  3. Thanks!

    Fixed my issue, I was missing the 64bit Java Install

    Win7 x64 - MS Word 2007 32bit - BI Publisher Desktop 11.1.1.7

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  4. Super... Finally it worked..

    Installed both 32 and 64 bit and BI Tool is working like a charm

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  5. Super... Finally it worked..

    Installed both 32 and 64 bit and BI Tool is working like a charm

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  6. Thank you SO MUCH! We wasted a whole day trying to make BI Tool work

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