Oracle Client 10g vs. Instant Client 10.2 (Windows XP)

From: AMM <>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2008 12:29:34 -0800 (PST)
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We have received a Windows application that we are told requires "Oracle Client 10g" to run.

We tried downloading Oracle's Instant Client and installed that, in the hopes that that would be enough, and we are able to run queries using SQL*PLUS, so we know the installation worked,
but the application cannot find the Oracle stuff: we get the message

Oracle client and networking components were not found

Is there a way to get an application (apparently) compiled with Oracle Client to run with Instant Client? Received on Mon Nov 03 2008 - 14:29:34 CST

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