Why would Installshield want WINSPOOL.DRV

Ove Kaaven ovehk at ping.uio.no
Thu Oct 24 14:48:25 CDT 2002

On Fri, 25 Oct 2002 David.Goodenough at dga.co.uk wrote:

> I was asked by my son to install a couple of games for him on his Linux
> laptop.  Wine is installed (at the current Debian unstable level) but when
> I try to run the installer, which says it is InstallShield, it gets to 99%
> and stops, and the console says that it can not load WINSPOOL.DRV.
> Firstly I can think of no good reason for InstallShield to want this (can
> anyone else, as far as I know this game - Star Trek Elite Force - does not
> have a print facility), and secondly what do you think is my best route fix
> the problem.  There are some Windows machines (98/ME/NT4) in the house, I
> am using Win 98 mode in Wine, which machine should I copy WINSPOOL.DRV from
> if it will help?

If you're using the Debian packages, you can find Wine's winspool.drv in
the libwine-print package.

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