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I just installed Oracle Database Express Edition 11g Release 2 for windows.It created a short cut icon on the desktop :

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but as I click this icon I see this dialog box :

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What is it ? How do I start my Oracle Database Server ?

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That looks like a small installer bug.

Edit that path and replace the %HTTPPORT% with 8080 or the port you chose if you modified the default.

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I didn't modify a thing.How do I edit the path now ? –  Suhail Gupta Mar 2 '13 at 14:01
Right click -> Properties on the icon. It's just a shortcut. –  Mat Mar 2 '13 at 14:03
Didn't understand how ! –  Suhail Gupta Mar 2 '13 at 14:11
Did you try editing the target file? –  Mat Mar 2 '13 at 14:12
E:\Installed_Apps\Oracle_11g_ExEdition\app\oracle\product\11.2.0\server\Get_Sta‌​rted.url this path gets me Get_Started.html shortcut. And as I open it I see this –  Suhail Gupta Mar 2 '13 at 14:18

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