AIM can't find "Application Data" folder

Andreas Mohr Usenet 07/01 xsidycvl001 at
Thu Aug 2 02:52:35 CDT 2001

Erik Sabowski <airyk at> wrote:
> when I try to run aim.exe under wine, i get the following error:

> err:shell:SHGetSpecialFolderPathA Failed to create directory
> 'C:\WINNT\Application Data'.

> why is it looking for that folder there? The partition is a win2k
> install, so it would find it under "C:\Documents and
> Settings\Administrator\Application Data". How do I make it look there?
By patching Wine to make it do that ?

You might want to rename your Administrator account to something

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