Running 32-bit ODP.NET on 64-bit OS Results in "Could Not Load File or Assembly..." (Doc ID 601441.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Data Provider for .NET - Version 10.2.0.2.20 and later
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 28-Nov-2012***

Symptoms

Attempting to run a .NET application on a 64 bit Operating System that has 32 bit Oracle client software installed results in the following error:

 

"Could not load file or assembly 'Oracle.DataAccess, Version=2.102.2.20,
Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=89b483f429c47342' or one of its dependencies.
The system cannot find the file specified."

 

 

Cause

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