Running ODBC_INSTALL.EXE from Instant Client Software Fails With Dependent Assembly Could Not Be Found

(Doc ID 1430796.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

***Checked for relevance on 12-May-2017***


You want to install the 64-bit or higher Instant Client software and configure the Oracle ODBC Driver.  You are attempting to run the ODBC_INSTALL.EXE and nothing appears to happen.  If you check the Windows Application Event Log you see the following error message:

Activation context generation failed for "C:\Oracle\instantclient_11_2\SQORAS32.DLL". Dependent Assembly Microsoft.VC80.MFC,processorArchitecture="amd64",publicKeyToken="1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b",type="win32",version="8.0.50727.762" could not be found. Please use sxstrace.exe for detailed diagnosis.


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