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Problem Installing ODBC Driver

Problem Installing ODBC Driver

Problem Installing ODBC Driver

I am trying to install the 32-bit ODBC driver for Oracle Rdb onto NT WS 4.0/SP5. Everytime I do, intall crashes at the end while trying to make required registry entries. Error is access violation. I have installed this on other PCs (also NT Ws 4.0/Sp5) using same install set without problem. Any ideas...?

Also, I have thought of cleaning out existing ODBC drivers and reinstalling them, but you can no longer delete drivers using the control panel, so how do you uninstall them (most setups don't have an uninstall option, either)?

RE: Problem Installing ODBC Driver

Is it a recent version of the Oracle Install s/w? There's a recognised bug (a y2k bug <grin>) that causes the install to fail in the way you describe. Contact Oracle Support and they'll sort you out.


Mike Lacey
Cargill's Corporate Web Site

RE: Problem Installing ODBC Driver


Apparently not recent enough. I d/l the "current" (on their website) install set, only to find that *it* was missing a file. So I used the installer from the new d/l to install the product in the old install set, and that worked. Oy.

Thanks for the tip about the Installer.


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