Unable to Create New DB Connection with SQL Developer 3.0 on Windows 7 in Some Non-US Locales (Doc ID 1290169.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle SQL Developer - Version 3.0 to 3.2 [Release 3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 01-Jul-2013***

Symptoms

Using SQL Developer 3.0 version and trying to make and save connections, unable to make a DB connection.

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Try to create a connection to a DB, using a non-US pc with Windows 7 x64

( Works on a Windows 7 x32).

Changes

Installed on Windows 7 64-bit.

Cause

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