Objective : To connect to oracle database and create a new database query.
As I go to menu "Data" and choose "Get External data" and then choose "New Database Query" , My excel shows status bar show the message "waiting for data to be returned from microsoft query" and the my excel session hangs.
It was owrking before when I used to get the login box for user, password and database. Its not happening now. Just to let you know this is a brand new new windows 2000 m/c I am working on.