Instant client with ODBC driver

Hi, I have problem with the instant client version 10.2 with ODBC driver. I have the instant client base package and ODBC package installed in my computer. the Oracle ODBC driver did appear in the ODBC driver list, when I test the connection with driver, it gives error "Unable to connect, SQLState=08004 [ORACLE] [ODBC] ORA-12154 TNS could not resolve the connect identifier specified" I have another computer which has Oracle 8i client installed and works fine. I copied sqlnet.ora and tnsnames.ora to the instantclient installation folder, same error appears. here is the contents of sqlnet.ora:
# SQLNET.ORA Network Configuration File: c:\oracle8i\network\admin\sqlnet.ora
# Generated by Oracle configuration tools.
SQLNET.AUTHENTICATION_SERVICES= (NTS)
NAMES.DIRECTORY_PATH= (TNSNAMES)
here is the contents of tnsname.ora:
# TNSNAMES.ORA Network Configuration File: c:\oracle8i\network\admin\tnsnames.ora
# Generated by Oracle configuration tools.
barkeep =
(DESCRIPTION =
(ADDRESS_LIST =
(ADDRESS = (PROTOCOL = TCP)(HOST = xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx)(PORT = 1521))
(CONNECT_DATA =
(SID = barkeep)
I test the host connection with telnet, it works.
can anybody out there walk me through how to set up instant client?
thanks.

Thanks Sanjay - I had this problem and your suggestion fixed it: setting the TNS_ADMIN did the trick.
Note: This was on a development PC which already had the Oracle Client drivers installed (so I already had a different TNS_NAMES.ORA in that installation).
It is worth noting that on my target deployment machine which DOESN'T have the Oracle Client drivers (just the InstantClient + Instant-ODBC) I didn't need to set TNS_ADMIN
I'm using the 11g InstantClient (11.1.0.6.0 32 bit)
Hope this helps someone, and thanks again Sanjay for posting :o)

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