Problems with MS-Office 97 Setup

Brian G. Olson bgo at
Wed Nov 14 18:01:13 CST 2001

On Wed, 14 Nov 2001 17:29:55 -0600, Badanov <procyon at> wrote:
>You're trying to install it as root.  Log out and log in as a non
>privliledge user

Nope, Not it. I don't see why I wouldn't be able to install it as root anyway.
Unless Wine has that restriciton built in for some security reason!

I just noticed that my error is slightly different then what the previous
poster encountered. I get a MessageBox with a title of "Setup Error 530", and a
message of:

This is an invalid command line option:

Brian O.

>Brian G. Olson wrote in message ...
>>On Wed, 14 Nov 2001 11:15:10 +0100, Armin Sauter
><sauter at>
>>>Hi @ all
>>>can anybody help me? I've tried to install Office 97 in a fake-Win98,
>>>but if i execute "wine setup.exe" The Setup fails with error <Invalid
>>>Parameter : Setup.exe "">
>>>How can I solve this problem?
>>I've got the same problem! Anyone have an idea?
>>I'm able to bypass the main setup program by running acmsetup for each
>>component of office (excel and word) with the following line:
>>wine --winver win98 --managed -- ACMSETUP.EXE /T EXCEL97.STF /S "D:\EXCEL"
>>But just as I select to do either a 'typical install' or 'custom install' I
>>a core dump (which could be due to me trying to skip the main setup

Brian G. Olson
Physics Department
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH 44106-7079

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