Unable to Find the Requested .Net Framework Data Provider It may not be Installed (Doc ID 365124.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version 9.2.0.1 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 22-Oct-2012***

Symptoms

Trying to run an Oracle Data Provider for .NET (ODP.NET) application, you may receive the following error:

System.ArgumentException: Unable to find the requested .Net Framework Data Provider. It may not be installed.
    at System.Data.Common.DbProviderFactories.GetFactory(String providerInvariant Name)

 

Cause

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