TROUBLESHOOTING ODP.NET Error "The Provider Is Not Compatible With The Version Of Oracle Client" After Applying 10.2.0.3 (Doc ID 433459.1)

Last updated on JULY 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version 10.2.0.3.3 to 10.2.0.3.3
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 20-Jul-2016***

Symptoms

You have installed the Oracle Data Provider for .NET (ODP.NET) version 10.2.0.3.03 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



Cause

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