[Wine] L"\\??\\C:" not found - problem

Detlef Riekenberg wine.dev at web.de
Wed Sep 7 15:43:11 CDT 2005

Am Samstag, den 03.09.2005, 10:47 +0200 schrieb Kristian Lampen:


First Question as always: Result of "wine --version" ?

> It seems to that there is a failure in wines manner to access the 
> filesystem. The most windows programs will not start and complain about 
> missing files.

Did you deleted your old configuration ?
(Default location is "$HOME/.wine")

Use "wineprefixcreate" to create a fresh one.

> Strange for me is the \\?? before the normal path. Maybe this is the 
> reason for that the programs not find anything?

Thats the internal shortcut for "\\DosDevices" 

> warn:ntdll:NtCreateFile L"\\??\\C:" not found (c0000034)
> warn:file:CreateFileW Unable to create file L"\\\\.\\C:" (status c0000034)


Wine is unable to find the simulated "C:\" - Drive

Delete your config and create a new one.

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      ... Detlef

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