[Wine] Never had an app work in WINE

Scott drmemory at 3rivers.net
Fri Mar 5 15:17:30 CST 2010

On Fri, Mar 05, 2010 at 11:33:49AM -0700, James Mckenzie wrote:
> >Okay, here is all I got:
> >
> >$ WINEDEBUG=warn+heap wine 'D:\\drake09\\ft\\drake09.exe'
> >fixme:wininet:InternetGetConnectedState always returning LAN connection.
> >fixme:richedit:RichEditWndProc_common WM_STYLECHANGING: stub
> >fixme:richedit:RichEditWndProc_common WM_STYLECHANGED: stub
> >
> >The app froze up as usual after entering one form and exiting it, and
> >I had to kill it from a different terminal.
> >
> >Any ideas? Is this something I should be posting to the developer
> >site? Do I need to set some additional debug parameters?
> Try native riched20.  See the FAQ entry on winetricks.

Okay, that made the 'richedit' fixmes go away! However, the app still freezes.

> Also, please advise as to the program you are trying to get working.

It is the 'Drake' tax preparation program.

I mentioned before that, when it first starts up there is an error
window titled "DWIN.DLL" which says 'Disabling Menus. 5=Access
Denied'. With an 'OK' button which, when clicked, lets me log in to
the program.

Google says that dwin.dll is a malicious virus, but Drake's tech
support assures me that they also have a .dll with such a

Thanks so much for your help with this!

Scott Swanson

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