Problem running Anstoss2 under Wine

Adrian Bunk bunk at
Sun Nov 24 15:11:44 CST 2002

On Mon, Nov 18, 2002 at 02:28:48AM +0100, Zsolt Rizsanyi wrote:

> On Sunday 17 November 2002 19:32, Duane Clark wrote:
> > Tony Lambregts wrote:
> > > Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > >>$ wine anstoss2.exe
> > >>fixme:file:DEVICE_Open Unknown/unsupported VxD SICE. Try setting Windows
> > >>version to 'nt40' or 'win31'.
> > >>fixme:file:DEVICE_Open Unknown/unsupported VxD NTICE. Try setting
> > >>Windows version to 'nt40' or 'win31'.
> >
> > In general, Wine does not support VxDs. Some programs will use the VxD
> > when run under Win98, but not when run under WinNT. That is why Wine is
> > suggesting you try that.
> The above VxDs are used by debuggers. By trying to DEVICE_Open them the 
> program tries to check if any debugger is running.
> Since wine returns false for these DEVICE_Opens so the program goes further.
> But since this debugger check is common to copy protected programs so your 
> program will very probably NOT work.

Fortunately it works, it seems the copy protection of a five year old
program isn't that exhaustive.  :-)

> Regards
> Zsolt



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        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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