Renaming of Program Files folder

gerard patel g.patel at
Sat Jul 21 03:42:28 CDT 2001

On Sat, 21 Jul 2001 09:56:32 +0800, root <dbrowning at>

>Has anybody else experienced a problem with Wine renaming the Windows
>Program Files folder to !$!$!$!$.pfr and (seemingly) creating another
>empty copy of Program Files elsewhere. I have experienced this problem
>twice while running two different versions of Wine (the last one
>CodeWeavers 20010305-1). Naturally, Windows takes exception to this and
>won't run. 

This has been reported many times already.
IIRC it was always running Windows Explorer.

>I understand that this is not giving anybody much information to go by
>but I need some assistance in getting the correct troubleshooting
>information and I don't want to keep messing up my Windows installation
>all the time. If anyone can give me some guidance on how to get debug
>information I'll set it up and try wrecking it again.

Run with -debugmsg +relay,+reg, save the result in a file,
post the file on a web page and report the info on this
news group.


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