Install Oracle XE 11g on windows 7 64bit having an error

To avoid the error message KEY_XE.reg is missing during installation of Oracle Xe 11g on windows 7 64bit.

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1. Start the installer ‘Setup.exe’ and click Next until asked about password.

2. Do not press next. Open with Windows Explorer the folder like this:


3. There will be a file OracleMTSRecoveryService.reg. Make a copy and rename the copy to KEY_XE.reg

the click Next..