Trying to install ChurchWindows, but it requires IE4?

Shachar Shemesh wine-devel at
Wed Sep 17 02:39:45 CDT 2003

Dan Kegel wrote:

> My church is setting up a technology committee to decide
> what to do in the face of recent (possibly virus-related)
> problems they've been having.  Naturally, Linux and Wine come
> to mind.  The one app they run that I know of no Linux equivalent
> for is called ChurchWindows (from, natch).
> A freely downloadable demo is available at their web site.
> Sadly, when I try to install it with 20030911, I get the error
> "Certain Microsoft files can only be provided by installing
> Internet Explorer version 4.01 Service Pack 2 or later.
> It appears that your computer does not curently have this
> version (or later) installed.  Please install a newer version
> of Internet Explorer before running this install."
> I then tried --debugmsg +reg to see what it was sensing, but
> then the familiar old race condition reared its ugly head:
> "Error Number: 0x80040706
> Description: Object reference not set
> Setup will now terminate"
> Can someone with more Wine juju than me have a look at
> and see how far off Wine is from supporting it?
> Thanks!
> - Dan
Why not just install IE, then?


Shachar Shemesh
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