OraProvCfg.exe is not a Valid Win32 Application

(Doc ID 1362007.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version: 11.2.0.2 and later   [Release: 11.2 and later ]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

Attempting to re-register Oracle.DataAccess.dll after applying a patch, executing oraprovcfg may result in a popup with the following error:


c:\app\oracle64\product\11.2.0\client_2\odp.net\bin\2.x\oraprovcfg.exe is not a valid win32 application.


Followed by "an access denied."

Cause

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