Version Info on user.exe

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Mon Jun 27 02:27:36 CDT 2005

>>>>> "Dmitry" == Dmitry Timoshkov <dmitry at> writes:

    Dmitry> "Uwe Bonnes" <bon at> wrote:
    >> The real problem however is that the final installer asked for the
    >> Country version of user.exe. The installer expects 0407 for
    >> Germany. Wine doesn't supply that information, so the installer
    >> aborts.

    Dmitry> Does that mean that the app refuses to run on a not German
    Dmitry> version of Windows?  If that's the case, then the app is broken.

Yes, it refuses to run on non-german versions. 

>>>>> "Rolf" == Rolf Kalbermatter <rolf.kalbermatter at> writes:
    Rolf> There sure enough must be a workaround for this in the T-Online
    Rolf> suite. Otherwise this would mean that you can't run it on a
    Rolf> non-German Windows installation and I would certainly guess that
    Rolf> there are several people who run for instance the US or UK English
    Rolf> Windows version for one reason or the other. So what would they
    Rolf> have to do?

There is no workaround. Look at:
: - Windows 98/Me, Windows 2000 Professional oder Windows XP (jeweils
:   deutsche Version; unter anderssprachigen Windows-Versionen ist 
:   keine Installation möglich)

It clearly states that no installation on a non german windows version is

It may be broken and anyways it is strange, but it does not abuse the
windows API and I think wine should support it.

Uwe Bonnes                bon at

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