Re: W2K8 64bit Instalation Error

From: bdbafh <>
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 05:59:37 -0800 (PST)
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On Nov 26, 8:19 am, "miguel.salles" <> wrote:
> Hi,
> After installing oracle client ( even thou I can connect to
> my database using SQL PLUS, on some applications I am getting the
> following error. Does anyone know what to do?
> Test connection failed because of an error in initializing provider.
> Oracle client and networking components were not found. These
> components are supplied by Oracle Corporation and are part of the
> Oracle Version 7.3.3 or later client software installation.
> Provider is unable to function until these components are installed.
> On other aaplications I am getting the following error, I do believe
> they are related.
> Attempt to load oracle libraries threw BadImageFormatException. This
> problem will occur when running in 64 bit mode with the 32 bit oracle
> client components installed.
> I am positive that my windows is 64 bits and the client I installed is
> also ( would be the 32 bits client right?)
> Any possible solutions?

what applications?
Do you have a metalink account?

-bdbafh Received on Wed Nov 26 2008 - 07:59:37 CST

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