I just installed Oracle Database Express Edition 11g Release 2 for windows.It created a short cut icon on the desktop :
but as I click this icon I see this dialog box :
What is it ? How do I start my Oracle Database Server ?
That looks like a small installer bug.
Edit that path and replace the
Here are the instructions on how to start the database: Starting Oracle Database XE
Normally you first need to start the database and then you can access it with that link. I don't remember if the database is started after you do the installation.