Oracle Universal Installer: Abnormal Program Termination

After installing/uninstalling Oracle  there may appear the following alert:

Abnormal Program Termination OUI

This is very known error.

To solve this, do the following steps:

Note that I am explaining the steps for installing Oracle, after you read this you will be able to solve the problem during uninstalling Oracle.

1. Find setup.exe file and go to its properties(right click -> properties)


2.  Go to “Compatibility” tab  and check “Run this program in compatibility mode for:“. Then choose “Windows XP (Service pack 3)” or what ever you prefer.


Click ok.

3. Right click “setup.exe” and choose “Run as administrator

That it! Good Luck!


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14 Responses to Oracle Universal Installer: Abnormal Program Termination

  1. LOKESH REDDY says:

    i am getting this message while uninstalling oracle .what i have to do?

  2. thank you for ur inforamtion its very helpful to me to deinstalled the 10g

  3. Robin Wilson says:

    Thanks, this is really helpful.
    This allowed me to uninstall 10g

  4. rajesh says:

    very helpful….

  5. rakesh kinger says:

    thanks a ton ..i have selected service pack 3 while using windows 7..done ….

  6. Rendi says:

    thank for your tutorial 🙂 , very helpful

  7. vipin says:

    Thanks Lot

  8. hiren says:

    thank u very much

  9. Malik says:

    very helpful and thanx bro….

  10. dnsahoo says:

    thank you, its working, helpful for everyone 🙂

  11. pk says:

    Thanks a lot 4 the tips..

  12. Uygar Coskun says:

    thank you. it helped

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