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How to drop database in oracle 10g

i am trying bellow steps but gives error ORA-01031: insufficient privileges
any solution for ORA-01031

1. Connect as sys user
2. shutdown the database
3. Mount the database with restrict mode
4. Drop the database
5. Clean up the files manually(trace files, password file, folders, cleaning the tnsentry, archive redo log files, RMAN backup files)

SQL> shutdown immediate
Database closed.
Database dismounted.
ORACLE instance shut down.
SQL> startup restrict mount;
ORACLE instance started.
Updated 31-Jul-14 20:33pm

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Obviously your user needs permissions to delete the database which it does not have, read this :[^]
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