Cannot Install Oracle 10g Instant Client On Windows 7 With UAC

(Doc ID 1407565.1)

Last updated on JULY 22, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5
Microsoft Windows (32-bit) - OS Version: 7
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit) - OS Version: 7
***Checked for relevance on 22-Jul-2013***

Symptoms

While trying to install Oracle Instant Client version 10.2 on Windows 7 x64 if User Access Control (UAC) is activated you are unable to install Oracle Instant Client due to permission issues.
The installation of the same files does work on Windows 7 - if the UAC is disabled.

Cause

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