Errors trying to start wine

Duane Clark dclark at
Fri Jun 20 10:22:17 CDT 2003

Dave Bartmess wrote:
> I've just compiled and installed the latest wine (wine-20030618), and
> tried to start notepad using "wine notepad.exe". 
> The errors I'm getting are listed below. Can anyone tell me what causes
> this?
> My wine.conf is included below, also. I'm running the following system:
> Linux Dingo 2.4.21-0.13mdk #1 Fri Mar 14 15:08:06 EST 2003 i686
> GNU/Linux
> wine: Unhandled exception, starting debugger...
> err:win:GetDesktopWindow Wine init error: either you're trying to use an
> invalid native USER.EXE config, or some graphics/GUI libraries or DLLs
> didn't initialize properly. Aborting.

Perhaps you had a previous Wine installation, which had components 
installed in different locations from the new one?

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