Wine passes WGA test

Andreas Mohr andi at
Fri Aug 5 05:44:42 CDT 2005


On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 12:18:32PM +0200, Francois Gouget wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Aug 2005, Ivan Leo Puoti wrote:
> [...]
> >Also the anti wine checks appear to be disabled as the tool works in both 
> >windows 2000 and windows 98 mode, however the wine registry key string is 
> >still in the binary, maybe it's just disabled.
> IIRC it's checking the location of the old Wine config registry key. 
> This has all moved as part of the config file removal (and as was 
> planned long before WPA came around).

("Windows Genuine Disadvantage", not XP's "Windows Product Activation")

> No doubt they will update their WPA checks at some point...

Hmm, let's hope they know what to do or not do, also in light of the
EU investigation reports, then...

Andreas Mohr

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