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Should I remove Oracle Database 10g Express Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,015
United States Rank #14,713
Reach 0.0515%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.96 days
382.33 days >
Average installed length: 200.89 days


10.2.1015 98.09%
10.2 1.91%

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Oracle Database 10g Express Edition

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What is Oracle Database 10g Express Edition?  (from Oracle)

Oracle Database 11g Express Edition (Oracle Database XE) is an entry-level, small-footprint database based on the Oracle Database 11g Release 2 code base. It's free to develop, deploy, and distribute; fast to download; and simple to administer. With Oracle Database XE, you can now develop and deploy applications with ...  Read more


Oracle Database 10g Express Edition is a program developed by Oracle. The most used version is 10.2.1015, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is oradba.exe. The software installer includes 145 files and is usually about 1.58 MB (1,655,353 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 26% of users of Oracle Database 10g Express Edition come from India, it is also popular in the United States and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oracle.com/technetwork/products/express-edition/overview/index.html
Installation folder: C:\oraclexe\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\11\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{F0BC0F9E-C4A8-485C-93ED-424DB9EA3F75} /l1033
Estimated size: 1.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Oracle Database 10g Express Edition

Program executable:oradba.exe
Additional files:
  • OracleAdNetConnectRCD.dll - OracleAdNetConnectRC Dynamic Link Library (OracleAdNetConnectRC DLL)
  • OracleAdNetConnectRCE.dll
  • OracleAdNetConnectRCF.dll
  • OracleAdNetConnectRCI.dll
  • OracleAdNetConnectRCJA.dll
  • OracleAdNetConnectRCKO.dll
  • OracleAdNetConnectRCPTB.dll
  • OracleAdNetConnectRCUS.dll
  • OracleAdNetConnectRCZHS.dll
  • OracleAdNetTestRCD.dll - OracleAdNetTestRC Dynamic Link Library (OracleAdNetTestRC DLL)
  • OracleAdNetTestRCE.dll
  • OracleAdNetTestRCF.dll
  • OracleAdNetTestRCI.dll
  • OracleAdNetTestRCJA.dll
  • OracleAdNetTestRCKO.dll
  • OracleAdNetTestRCPTB.dll
  • OracleAdNetTestRCUS.dll
  • OracleAdNetTestRCZHS.dll
  • OracleAdNetConnect.exe - OracleAdNetConnect Application (OracleAdNetConnect MFC Application)
  • omtsreco.exe - Oracle MTS Recovery Service
  • OracleAdNetTest.exe - OracleAdNetTest Application (OracleAdNetTest MFC Application)
  • oraimr10.dll - Oracle Corporation oraimr10 (oraimr10)
  • OraOLEDB10.dll - Oracle Provider for OLE DB (OraOLEDB Module)
  • OraOLEDB10d.dll - OraOLEDBus Module
  • OraOLEDB10e.dll
  • OraOLEDB10f.dll
  • OraOLEDB10i.dll
  • OraOLEDB10ja.dll
  • OraOLEDB10ko.dll
  • OraOLEDB10ptb.dll
  • OraOLEDB10us.dll
  • OraOLEDB10zhs.dll
  • OraOLEDB10zht.dll
  • omtsrecoevntd.dll - Oracle Services for MTS (Oracle MTS Recovery Service Event Dll)
  • omtsrecoevnte.dll
  • omtsrecoevntf.dll
  • omtsrecoevnti.dll
  • omtsrecoevntja.dll
  • omtsrecoevntko.dll
  • omtsrecoevntptb.dll
  • omtsrecoevntus.dll
  • omtsrecoevntzhs.dll
  • omtsrecoevntzht.dll
  • sqresja.dll - Oracle ODBC Driver (Oracle ODBC Driver for (Windows XP/2000/NT/98))
  • oci.dll - Oracle Call Interface
  • oracle.exe - Oracle RDBMS Kernel Executable
  • oraclient10.dll - Oracle RDBMS Client Library
  • oraclsra10.dll - Oracle RAC HA API Library
  • oracommon10.dll - Oracle RDBMS Common Library
  • oracore10.dll - Oracle CORE Library
  • oradbcfg10.dll - Oracle OPSM DBCFG DLL
  • orageneric10.dll - Oracle RDBMS Generic Library
  • orahasgen10.dll - Oracle PCW generic Library
  • oraldapclnt10.dll - Oracle Internet Directory Client Library
  • oran10.dll - Oracle SQL*Net ORAN10 DLL
  • oranbeq10.dll - Oracle SQL*Net ORANBEQ10 DLL
  • orancds10.dll - Oracle SQL*Net ORANCDS10 DLL
  • orancrypt10.dll - Oracle SQL*Net ORANCRYPT10 DLL
  • oranhost10.dll - Oracle SQL*Net ORANHOST10 DLL
  • oranipc10.dll - Oracle SQL*Net ORANIPC10 DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • oracle.exe runs as a service named 'OracleServiceXE' (OracleServiceXE).
  • omtsreco.exe runs as a service named 'OracleMTSRecoveryService'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:813.5 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0394605905%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02752941%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01193118%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,630,493
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.39 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:415.69 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Oracle Database 10g Express Edition?

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Or, you can uninstall Oracle Database 10g Express Edition from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Oracle Database 10g Express Edition, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Oracle Database 10g Express Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.23%
Windows 10 33.84%
Windows XP 5.92%
Windows Vista 2.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.07%
Windows 7 Professional 16.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.85%
Windows 8 Pro 5.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.91% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 25.91%
  United States 18.06%
  MA 3.93%
  TN 3.93%
  Saudi Arabia 3.24%
  Brazil 3.14%
  France 2.45%
  United Kingdom 2.26%
  Indonesia 2.16%
  Malaysia 1.86%
  Germany 1.67%
  United Arab Emirates 1.67%
  Italy 1.57%
  Spain 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.12%
Dell 27.88%
Acer 13.87%
Lenovo 7.97%
ASUS 7.97%
Toshiba 6.59%
Samsung 2.47%
Intel 1.92%
Alienware 0.41%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.72%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.20%
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.20%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.20%
Dell Inspiron 5520 2.10%

About Oracle

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Publisher URL: www.oracle.com


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