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Cannot create an instance of OLE DB provider "OraOLEDB.Oracle" Using linked server

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I am creating a linked server to SQL 2008 64bit to an Oracle DB,  I have installed the Oracle 64bit instant client (11.2) and can connect to the Oracle DB using A system DSN, I have installed the Oracle Data access components and in SQL server have st the OraOLEDB.oracle to allow inprocess, however when I create a linked Server I get the error message

Cannot create an instance of OLE DB provider "OraOLEDB.Oracle" for linked server "RIMS_TRS"

Im thinking that some environment variable isnt set or the dll isnt correctly registered but im cluting at straws at the moment.
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