Oracle 8.1.7. client and 2000 Pro SP3

Has anyone experienced any problems using/installing 8.1.7 client on a workstation running 2000 pro with service pack 3 installed? It seems that everytime I try to install on a workstation with SP3 the installation refuses to start. Any ideas?

This is a known problem with Pentium 4 processors. Here's one workaround that should solve your problem.
1. Create a temporary directory on the client.
2. Copy the entire contents of the Oracle CD to the temporary directory created in step 1.
3. Search the directory structure created in Step 1 for the existence of the filename symcjit.dll.
4. Rename each copy of the symcjit.dll to symcjit.old.
5. Run the setup.exe from the \install\win32 directory and install Oracle 8.1.x and related products.

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