976224 wrote:You are trying to connect in server explorer, and so you will need to install "Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio" to be able to use Oracle there. This is a 32-bit only product.
Can anyone suggest why this has happened? I should have ODP.NET data provider listed in the Server Explorer Data Connection dialog. But I don't.
!!! I did all this at home, and it worked. I am at work with this installation and VS2010 hasn't registered the ODAC installation of the Visual Studio tools at all!