Toad for Oracle not working after in place upgrade to Win 10

I've never heard of this problem, so I'm not sure what the easiest solution is, but maybe the following will fix it:

Reset Toad's user files

  1. From Toad's main menu: Utilities -> Copy User Settings (In newer versions this is called Manage User Settings)
  2. Choose the option to Reset to a clean set
  3. In newer versions, you can choose to retain some settings like Connections, Workspaces, etc. If you don't see that, you can restore these things manually later. Keep reading.
  4. Click OK
  5. Choose Yes and then OK on the next two dialogs

This will restore Toad to a clean state as if it were freshly installed. Your existing user files will be backed up to %APPDATA%\Quest Software\Toad for Oracle\13.1_bak. (your version number may differ)

Now, start Toad, make connection, and try again. If it works you can close Toad and copy any configuration files over from the backed up set to the new ( %APPDATA%\Quest Software\Toad for Oracle\13.1 ) . I'd recommend copying only what is absolutely necessary. For example...

  1. CONNECTIONS.* (all of your saved connections)
  2. SavedSQL.xml (SQL Recall)
  3. ToadActions.dat (Automation Designer apps and actions)
  4. Workspaces.dat (saved Workspaces)
  5. *.tpr (Project Manager projects)
  6. Databases subfolder under User Files (Schema Browser history and filters)

If there are some other setting you'd like to find, let me know and I'll add them to the list.

If that doesn't help, maybe reinstall Toad? Usually that doesn't solve anything, but I'm running out of ideas.

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