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Toad for Oracle on Win7x64

I’m running win 7 X64 and I want to know if Toad 9.7.0.51 will run on 64 bit win 7. I have oracle database 11g x64 running.
Thanks

Morning Rex,

On 22/11/11 07:08, Rex Oni wrote:

I’m running win 7 X64 and I want to know if Toad 9.7.0.51 will run on 64
bit win 7. I have oracle database 11g x64 running.
Thanks
Toad is currently developed using a 32 bit system, so it is itself, 32 bit.

However, Toad happily runs on 64 bit Windows.

However, because Toad is still 32 bit, you will need to ensure that a 32
bit Oracle client exists otherwise you will not be able to connect to a
database - of any “bitness”.

Regardless of the “bitness” of the actual database, a 32 bit client will
happily connect.

64 bit Toad is coming - but it’s only recently that Delphi itself became
64 bit. There are other components used in Toad that will need to also
be upgraded to 64 bit by their developers before Toad itself will be 64 bit.

HTH

Cheers,
Norm. [TeamT]

Cheers,
Norm. [TeamT]

Will the 32 bit oracle client run on my 64 bit windows 7?

If you have a x64 database already installed on your computer, you don’t need to install also Oracle Client.

Anyway, for using Toad, you don’t need Oracle Client. You need only Oracle Instant Client.
More information how to configure instant client you found at http://celemotan.wordpress.com/2008/10/22/instantclient/

Yes, no problem. I use a 32 bits Oracle 10 and 11 client on my Windows 7 64 bit
without any problems.

The only thing, is to be sure that the Oracle 10 client is 10.2 and higher.
There is an issue with older Oracle clients where if there is a parenthesis in
the path name, the program using the client does not work. Toad is a 32 bit
program, so the default directory is c:\program files (x86)\quest… so Toad
could have a problem with the older Oracle client then 10.2.0.4

Groetjes,
Wim

2011/11/22 Rex Oni

Message from: OlaTunde

Will the 32 bit oracle client run on my 64 bit windows 7?


Historical Messages

Author: Rex Oni
Date: Tue Nov 22 01:42:41 PST 2011
Will the 32 bit oracle client run on my 64 bit windows 7?

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Author: Norman Dunbar
Date: Mon Nov 21 23:53:23 PST 2011
Morning Rex, On 22/11/11 07:08, Rex Oni wrote: > I'm running win 7
X64 and I want to know if Toad 9.7.0.51 will run on 64 > bit win 7. I
have oracle database 11g x64 running. > Thanks Toad is currently
developed using a 32 bit system, so it is itself, 32 bit. However, Toad
happily runs on 64 bit Windows. However, because Toad is still 32 bit, you
will need to ensure that a 32 bit Oracle client exists otherwise you will
not be able to connect to a database - of any "bitness".
Regardless of the "bitness" of the actual database, a 32 bit
client will happily connect. 64 bit Toad is coming - but it's only
recently that Delphi itself became 64 bit. There are other components used
in Toad that will need to also be upgraded to 64 bit by their developers
before Toad itself will be 64 bit. HTH Cheers, Norm. [TeamT] -- Cheers,
Norm. [TeamT]
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Author: Rex Oni
Date: Mon Nov 21 23:08:43 PST 2011
I'm running win 7 X64 and I want to know if Toad 9.7.0.51 will run on 64
bit win 7. I have oracle database 11g x64 running.
Thanks

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Hi Rex,

On 22/11/11 09:42, Rex Oni wrote:

Will the 32 bit oracle client run on my 64 bit windows 7?
Yes. However, watch out for the installations directory. If the
installer tries to put it into “Program Files (x86)” - or whatever it
is, it won’t work from theer. Keep spaces and special characters out of
the path name.


Cheers,
Norm. [TeamT]

Hi Cristi,

On 22/11/11 10:26, Cristi G wrote:

If you have a x64 database already installed on your computer, you don’t
need to install also Oracle Client.
You do - if you try to use any 32 bit application on your 64 bit
system. 32 bit apps cannot link to the 64 bit libraraies or DLLs. They
can only use 32 bit libraries and DLLs.

Anyway, for using Toad, you don’t need Oracle Client. You need only
Oracle Instant Client.
This is true, but it has to be 32 bit.


Cheers,
Norm. [TeamT]

What is the difference between oracle client and oracle instant client?

Thank you

Sorry it was a wrong expression.

All I want to say is if you already have a database installed you already have all stuff from Oracle already installed and it is enough to install only instant client (32 bits) for Toad.