[Wine]internet explorer

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Sat Nov 20 11:01:51 CST 2004

Also see: http://www.frankscorner.org/index.php?p=ie6


--- Dan McGhee <farmerdan at i-rule.net> wrote:

> Olive Esseret wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > Has anyone succeed to install Internet Explorer
> with wine-20041019 ? 
> > For what I have seen from winehq it should be
> possible but I have not 
> > succeeded. Which dlls and which config must I have
> ? I have tried with 
> > ie5 and ie6. I suspect I must have some native
> dlls but I do not know 
> > which and which config must I have.
> >
> The only way I have been able to successfully
> install and run IE6 is 
> with Mike Hearn's script which is available here:
> http://bylands.dur.ac.uk/~mh/wine-ie/
> I've had some problems using it "out of the box" and
> I don't think 
> they've been addressed yet. The problem is with
> advpack.dll. (When doing 
> any of the things that I suggest here, please
> realize that winedbg will 
> start at least once if not four times. Let it do its
> thing and just 
> <quit> at the end. The install will continue.) I
> THINK, without hacking 
> the script, you can, in a console do the following:
> WINEDLLOVERRIDES="ole32,olepro32,oleaut32,rpcrt4,
> advpack=n"
> wineserver -k
> If I'm right about <wineserver -k>--need help from
> people with more 
> experience on this one--this will set the
> environment for the install. 
> Of course, you'll have to import the ole* and rpcrt4
> dll's. Advpack 
> comes with IE6.
> If this works, add the ole's, rpcrt4 and advpack to
> the AppDefaults for 
> iexplore.exe that the script puts in the
> .wine/config file. And you 
> should be good to go.
> There's another "messier" way. Obtain a snapshot of
> wine before August 
> 24, 2004. Install wine and use Mike's script to
> install IE6. Change the 
> name of the .wine directory. For example, <mv .wine
> .wine-old>. Then 
> uninstall wine and update to the most current
> snapshot you have. Install 
> IE6--get past the debugger starting and also
> understand that it will not 
> run. Then copy system.reg from .wine-old to the new
> .wine directory. You 
> may also need to do the same thing to user.reg. Also
> don't remove the 
> directory that the script makes from /tmp.
> I've started to work on Mike's script so that this
> extra stuff isn't 
> needed any more. It's going to be a while before
> it's done--I have a lot 
> to learn. But in the meantime, I hope this works.
> Dan
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