[Wine] How to use apps and DLLs from XP partition?

Declan Moriarty junk_mail at iol.ie
Wed Feb 7 11:37:21 CST 2007

On Wed, 2007-02-07 at 14:08 +0000, David Gerard wrote:
> I have a Dell Latitude D600 with Windows XPsp2 on the first partition
> and Ubuntu Feisty (Linux kernel 2.6.20) with Wine 0.9.30 on the second
> partition, set up to dual-boot. The XP share is NTFS and mounted
> read-only for Linux.
> What I want to do is run my Windows apps from the XP partition under
> Wine, because I really hate using Windows.
> A lot of the apps seem to ask for DLLs they can't find. Is there any
> way to point Wine at the DLLs on the XP share? Genuine Microsoft
> Windows XPsp2 DLLs, all legal, all lovely.
> Is anyone else doing something like this successfully?

Everyone is :).

The trick is READ. It's been dealt with on the list ans is in the
archives fairly recently

1. copy the dll across to ~/wine/drive_c/windows/system32, backing up
any there
2. Run wineconfig and under libraries, specify settings for that dll.

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