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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    i have oracle8i on nt in my machine
    i try co create another database using database assistant
    everything goes fine until i get stuck on the middle of creating database process....i cancelled the process can i delete the database that i create (its not finish)
    ...i try database assistant it didn't work still taking up space on hard drive...any way that i can free up the drive can i remove that database

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    go ahead and manually remove those datafiles control files redo logs

    You can locate then under $ORACLE_BASE/admin/sid and $ORACLE_BASE/oradata/sid. Also check your registry to make sure that there aren't any entries of this instance. Now try recreating it, it sould work fine.


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