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14 Replies Latest reply: Jul 14, 2011 1:14 AM by Srini Chavali-Oracle RSS

32-bit Oracle client on Windows 7 64-bit?

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Hi,

I have a Windows 7 64-bit OS and need to install an Oracle client on this machine. Instead of installing a 64-bit client, I would like to install a 32-bit client and was wondering if this is possible and compatible on a 64-bit machine? The reason I would prefer to install a 32-bit client is because i have a 32-bit version of TOAD and apparently this doesnt work with a 64-bit client.

I have downloaded the following files:
Oracle Database 10g Client Release 2 (10.2.0.3) -> 10203_vista_w2k8_x86_production_client.zip
patchset 10.2.0.5 (for Windows 7 compatibility) -> p8202632_10205_WINNT.zip

Are these the correct files I have downloaded? Thanks.

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