Setup Requires a different version - Half Life install problem

lawson_whitney at lawson_whitney at
Mon Aug 13 15:53:58 CDT 2001

On Mon, 13 Aug 2001, Paul Woodward wrote:

> "Setup Initialization Error
> Setup Requires a different version of Windows.  Check to make sure that
> you are running Setup on the Windows Platform for which it is intended."
> I have wine 20010731   installed from source, and I am trying to install
> halflife  from the original cd.
> $ mount /mnt/cdrom
> $ cd /mnt/cdrom
> $ wine SETUP.EXE
> Anyone got any ideas?  Other apps installed to a "real" windows partition
> work OK (e.g. Lotus Notes is fine).
> Paul.

By default, Wine identifies itself to apps as win95.  What windows
version is Setup intended for?  Just tell Wine what version of windose
you want it to try to be, FI:

wine --winver nt40 SETUP.EXE


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