TROUBLESHOOTING ODP.NET Error "The Provider Is Not Compatible With The Version Of Oracle Client" After Applying (Doc ID 433459.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version to
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 20-Jul-2016***


You have installed the Oracle Data Provider for .NET (ODP.NET) version and receive the following error when you attempt to run a web application during connection initialization:

     The type initializer for "Oracle.DataAccess.Client.OracleConnection" threw an exception.
     The provider is not compatible with the version of Oracle client


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