Yukta Lolap wrote:Note that XE does not exist for Win x64 (yet). It's not supported. Likewise for all Editions really, the 32-bit software is not certified for win x64.
I installed Oracle 11g Express Edition on my 64 bit machine.
I went to Control Panel - Administrative Tools-ODBC-USER DSN- ADD.This seems more of a Windows issue, but look in the ODBC admin tool for 32-bit DSN instead. (Hint: look for WoW64)
When i click on ADD i cant see oracle XE in the drivers list.
Yukta Lolap wrote:Does not appear where exactly? In the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of ODBC Administrator?
I installed Oracle 11g XE 32 bit on 64 bit. The 32 bit Driver also doesnt appear.
Have u experienced this issue?I've used x64 editions of Windows, yes ;)
Justin Cave wrote:I though about why (not) and came up with one possible reason. The note you referenced (thanks btw, some interesting reading) pointed out the same area: "To maintain backward compatibility, no resolution for this problem is currently available." (I had in mind something with trying to keep all those old vb6 apps from before the early cretaceous period alive.)
Of course, had Microsoft been trying to help, they would have ...