Custom Windows Program Loader

Stefan Dösinger stefandoesinger at
Fri Oct 28 14:00:57 CDT 2005

>     I've been trying to solve a problem that WINE seems to have tacked
> quite properly: I need to run a Windows application under Windows OS using
> custom DLLs in place of Windows-kernel DLLs. For instance, I wanna be able
> to run the Notepad application loading all its required DLLs from the
> Windwos/System path but, for instance, user32.dll, that I will provide as a
> custom implementation.
>     As I can seem, WINE program loader does the job, but not under Windows.
> Does anybody have any clue on how to make this "magic" happens on a Windows
> environment (possibly inside cygwin) ? Does anybody know any other tool
> capable of providing this functionality ?
Provide a user32.dll in the programs directory? I've no Windows to check, but 
it should work.


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