I didn't find any good reference on this so though of documenting the steps that worked for me Step 1: Go to 64-bit Oracle Data Access Components (ODAC) Downloads page and download 64-bit ODAC 11.2 Release 5 ( Xcopy for Windows x64 Step 2: Unzip the file downloaded in Step 1 it to a folder location. Step 3: Create a folder to install Oracle Client. I created C:\Oracle\