unable load dll(oraops10.dll)

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hello every one
i want to connect to oracle database with vb.net 2003 application
But an error message appears (unable load dll(oraops10.dll))
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hello.
my best suggestion would be to (re)-install the Oracle Client components (10g).
also oracle suggests
"First, ensure the OraOps.dll file is in your Oracle bin directory (e.g. d:\oracle\ora92\bin\). Next, check that your Oracle bin directory is in the Windows system path. If either of these are not present, re-install ODP.NET. Depending on the application, you may have to restart the application (e.g. Windows Service) or reboot the computer (e.g. ODP.NET install makes changes to the PATH) for ODP.NET installation to be complete. If your ODP.NET installation is still not working, you may be running into this"
@ http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/windows/faq-093106.html#DLL
so again.. reinstall odp.net
hope that helps
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There was an issue in the 10g days where the ASPNET user needed to be granted read/execute on the ORACLE_HOME folder and all child folders.

https://forums.oracle.com/forums/thread.jspa?threadID=916644&tstart=105

>>OraOps.dll file is in your Oracle bin directory (e.g. d:\oracle\ora92\bin\

This is 10g not 9i:  oraops10.dll

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