For installing Oracle 12c on Windows 8 64 bit OS , we need to download the setup files from Oracle.com.
Open Oracle.com on your browser.
Now click on Download under Downloads tab.
Now click on “Database 12c Enterprise/Standard Editions”
Now download for Windows 64 bit files. Once downloaded unzip the files as like below:
Now to the directory to run the setup.exe file for me it placed under: “E:\Oracle12C\database” directory.
Now setup will be started as like below:
I unchecked the email part and clicked on next , but you can use it to get the updates and to use oracle support.
As of now leave the software update and click on next.
Choose “Create and configure a database” and Click next .
Choose a server class and click next.
Choose “Single instance database installation”.
Choose the “Advance install”
I am using default English.
Choose Enterprise edition and click next:
Now you can use a new windows username and password or an existing one. Here I will be using a new one .
Keep the default and Click next.
Click next (use the default).
I am leaving this blank and going to next because I do not have any host as of now.
I am using one user and password for all the mentioned accounts.
Click on Install.
Once the installation is completed successfully.
Go to search and then type SQL and you will see SQL Plus:
Click on that and try to login to Oracle database as like below (Remember the password what I have selected was same for all the admin users. ):
Now you are successfully installed Oracle database on Windows 8 64 bit.