32-bit ODBC Administrator Shortcut in ORACLE_HOME Points to 64-bit ODBC Administrator

(Doc ID 1321980.1)

Last updated on MAY 31, 2011

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2 - Release: 10.2 to 11.2
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

After installing a 32-bit Oracle ODBC Driver on 64-bit Windows the 32-bit ODBC Administrator Shortcut within the Oracle Client folders opens up the 64-bit ODBC Administrator.

Changes

New installation of the 32-bit Oracle Client on 64-bit Windows. If you check the start menu shortcut
Start>Programs>Config and Migration Tools > Microsoft ODBC Administrator. You will see that the path points to System32 rather than SysWow64.

Cause

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