[Wine] Re: FC4 - wine 0.9.5 - excel hangs on 'splach screen'

Dan Sawyer dansawyer at earthlink.net
Wed Jan 18 20:11:03 CST 2006


The error is c: is somehow write protected. It is in fact not, however 
wine sees it as write protected.

Do you know what would make wine believe c: is write protected?

Thanks - Dan

Krister Hallergard wrote:

> Dan Sawyer wrote:
>> The system is FC4 with the latest upgrades installed. Wine is 0.9.5.
>> The latest wine is doing the best at running Office in a long time. 
>> Word seems very stable. That said excel is hanging on the splash 
>> screen. This in an old symptom that keeps re-occurring. DCOM is 
>> installed correctly. Does anyone know what the cause of he splash 
>> screen excel is?
>> Thanks - Dan
> Had this problem and solved it by - instead of trying to start 
> excel.exe - opening and office document (xls-file in this case).  
> Therafter it never happened again.  Excel works fine with FC4 bot not 
> at all with Mandriva 2006.
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