12c Instant Client Throws System Error Code 126 or 193 or 106

(Doc ID 1671482.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)

Symptoms

Creation of DSN fails with following error:

The setup routines for the Oracle in instantclient_12_1 ODBC Driver could not be loaded due to system error code 126: The specified module could not be found. (C:\Oracle\instantclient_12_1\SQORAS32.DLL)

In few occasions the error code is either 193 or 106.

Note : This issue is applicable to full client and other lower versions as well.

 

Cause

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