[Wine]From a newbie: how to run MS Word?

Brad Fuller brad at sonaural.com
Wed Dec 22 11:06:08 CST 2004

try going to the directory where word.exe is located and trying.

romeomedina at libero.it wrote:

>Half an hour ago I installed wine-20041201 under Mandrake Linux 9.1,
>successfully I think.
>On my PC I also have a partition with Windows 98 in it, correctly mounted.
>I installed Wine with the main purpose of properly writing and reading documents
>in MS Word, since neither kword, nor Open Office kwrite nor even abiword
>achieve this purpose in a satisfaying way.
>Now, probably I haven't understood the basics of Wine, bare with me:
>but how do I run MS Word with Wine??
>I tried from command line with '$ wine word', '$ wine word.exe',
>always getting the message: 'wine: cannot find ...'
>I'm sure I'm missing some elementary concept:
>please, help!
>P.S.: I don't know if it's important, but during the installation I was asked if
>I wished to use
>the Windows Drive already existing on my system or to create a clean Wine install,
>and I chose the second possibility: the fake C drive was placed in
>Maybe do I have to install MSWord in this fake Windows system?
>If so, how?
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