Product: Connect for ADO.NET Version: 4.1 OS: Windows x86 and x64 Database: All supported databases Application: Provider
User gets "The DDTek.OracleHelper assembly with assembly version number of 188.8.131.52 failed to load" while using any of the following feature with 4.1 release of cfADO.NET providers. 1. Distributed Transactions (XA) 2. Kerberos 3. NTLM Authentication
Exception: The DDTek.OracleHelper assembly with assembly version number of 184.108.40.206 failed to load
The new Helper dlls for 4.1 release are compiled with Visual Studio 2012 compilers which need some additional component to load properly.
Pleas install Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 to resolve this error. Please note that, User will need to install 32bit redistributable package on 32bit machines while on 64bit machines User will need to install both 32bit and 64bit redistributable packages. As 64bit machine can host both 32bit and 64bit applications. User can download the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2012 Update 4 from http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=30679#