[Wine]running MSI or EXE

Rodrigo Poblanno Balp balpo at gmx.net
Sat Sep 11 16:29:37 CDT 2004

I can touch the file, but keep with the same error. I read that the OS
version should be set to 98 or 9x but I guess mp3br.msi is only for XP.
Any other suggestions?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Duane Clark" <dclark at akamail.com>
To: <wine-users at winehq.com>
Sent: Friday, September 10, 2004 10:35 AM
Subject: Re: [Wine]running MSI or EXE

> Rodrigo Poblanno Balp wrote:
> > I want to install an app for mp3's called mp3br that comes in an 'msi'
> > file but I cannot install it for 'msi' is not a valid.
> > I installed msiexec.exe and everything went on correctly, I read online
> > that I should install msi's like this:
> > wine msiexec.exe /i mp3br.msi
> > but I get the error message telling me that ntdll.dll is not found. I
> > added it to the wine.config
> > as "native, builtin" but it still shows that message.
> > Anyone knows how to run msi installers?
> Wine cannot use the Windows ntdll, so doing that won't work. I would
> gues that perhaps msiexec is checking for the existance of ntdll in the
> c:\windows\system or system32 directories. So the first thing to try is
> to do something like:
> touch ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system/ntdll.dll
> If that doesn't change the error message, maybe try
> mkdir ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32
> touch ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/ntdll.dll
> See if one of those either makes it work, or at least changes the error
> message.
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