solution: IE6 setup says "The download location information is damaged"

Peter Åstrand astrand at
Tue Jun 20 14:03:22 CDT 2006

On Tue, 20 Jun 2006, James Hawkins wrote:

>> If you're still having this problem, please make sure you are not on a
>> remote or network-mounted drive.  IE6 setup checks if the drive is
>> remote, and will not install if it is, complaining with the completely
>> non-related error that "The download location information is damaged."

> Alternatively, you can go into winecfg->Drives->Show Advanced and
> change the Type from Autodetect to "Local hard disk".

Indeed, this was the problem! On my FC4 machine, my home directory is NFS 

Perhaps this can be mentioned in the AppDb Howto?

I'll close the bug.

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