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There are a lot of ODAC download at the Oracle website but I want to know what is the right ODAC to download for my VS 2013? I have a Windows 7 64-bit OS.

And also, do I need to install ODAC on BOTH my laptop (where I will create my project) and to the Oracle database server?

What I have tried:

When I'm trying to connect to my Oracle database, it throws me this error:
System.Data.OracleClient requires Oracle client software version 8.1.7 or greater
so I read other blogs saying that I should install ODAC, but these blogs example are using either VS2005 or VS2008, but mine is VS2013.
Updated 24-May-17 20:46pm

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You have to download the latest version: Oracle Data Access Components (ODAC) for Windows[^]. There you'll find:
Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2015 - MSI Installer[^]
Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio 2013 - MSI Installer[^]
Oracle Data Access Components (ODAC) with Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio[^] - i'd suggest to download ODAC 12c Release 4 and Oracle Developer Tools for Visual Studio (
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