[Wine] Re: Can't get wine to run any programs: included error message.
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Sat Feb 19 23:23:23 CST 2011
James McKenzie wrote:
> On 2/19/11 5:45 PM, kpwall wrote:
> > Okay,
> > I figured out that I have to use a "terminal window," to use wine.
> > I was able to open notepad and explorer in wine; both of these files are in the main windows folder: c:\windows/*.exe will open notepad or explorer
> > In windows 7 the full file path I can find for say Internet Explorer is: c:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Explorer however the command: wine c:\Program Files (x86)/Internet Explorer.exe will not open the application and results in bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('
> > And vitamin I haven't been able to load that page yet it times out or something as do most of the other @%$#ing help pages I am trying to open or I get a 404 fiel not found on many google links
> You have to 'escape' the left AND right parenthesis like this. However,
> Wine does not use Program Files (x86), so it appears you were trying to
> map in the Windows C: drive to be your Wine C: drive and that just
> totally hosed your Windows installation and broke Wine so it WILL NOT work.
> What are you trying to do here?
> James McKenzie
Seems he is trying to figure out how to use WINE.
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