Test Connection Failed With Sqlstate=IM003 Specified Driver Could Not Be Loaded Due to System Error 998

(Doc ID 738901.1)

Last updated on JULY 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle ODBC Driver - Version 10.2.0.4.0 and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)

*** Checked for relevance on 17-Jul-2017 ***

Symptoms

Attempting to test an ODBC connection using the Oracle ODBC driver may fail with:

"Unable to connect  SQLState=IM003 specified driver could not be loaded due to system error 998"


Cause

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