wine & win-folder?

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Mon Aug 27 16:20:55 CDT 2001

Gentleman [GCF] <shadowtrooper at> wrote:
: HI ppl,
: I had a problem using wine. Wine fucked up (sorry for this words) my 
: windows, maybe it's a known problem. At /windows/C/ where my windows lifes 
: exists now, after I ran wine with starcraft, a folder named: !$!$!$!$.pfr 
: in this folder I found things like IE and so on, which are not longer at 

As you can read in zillions of postings, it's not wine that fucked up the
name, but windows explorer. It shouldn't happen if you have the right values
in your registry.


Uwe Bonnes                bon at

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