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Windows 7 Oracle 10g ODBC drivers

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Hello experts, just need help to a easy question.

We are using a standard Oracle 10g database in Windows 2003 environment.  We are currently in the process of upgrading our workstations to Windows 7 professional.

Can anybody give me the URL link where to download latest stable Windows 7 driver for Oracle 10g?

Also since you guys will have more experience, any tips, tricks I need to know during installation?  If its just a simple install then it would also be nice to know.

Thanks for your help.
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by:slightwv (䄆 Netminder)
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It looks like anything above the client 10.2.0.5 is certified on Windows 7.

If all you need is ODBC, I suggest the Instant Client:

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/winsoft-085727.html

You need two parts:  The Basic then the extra ODBC piece.  Pick the version you wish.

If you prefer the full client, all Oracle downloads can be found at:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/indexes/downloads/index.html
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by:hongning2009
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Thanks for the answer,

Is there a difference between the versions?  There is not much description to distinguish them.   Also I am using a Windows 7 64 bit will this work?

Thanks,
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) earned 2000 total points
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From what it looks like Oracle pretty much stopped porting to specific Windows versions and now just has a single version.

64 Bit might make a difference.  It depends on the bit version of the apps using the Oracle client.

64Bit apps, need a 64Bit client and visa versa.

The Instant Client 64 Bit is here:
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/winx64soft-089540.html
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