[Wine] wine & virtual device drivers

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Feb 21 10:01:37 CST 2007

On 2/21/07, Juan Luis Ramos <jlramv at terra.es> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to run a windows applicaction that requires access to a
> parallel port security device. I need to install 'Hardlock Device
> Driver' from Alladin but the installer returns:
> "Installing  the Device drivers failed. The error message is:
> Failed to query processes accesing the driver.
> Failed to open the registry"
> Naturally, the program doesn't run. I've copied the files (.dll, .sys
> and .vxd) to C:\windows\system32, but I get the same result.
Wine can not use .vxds because it can not give direct access to the hardware.


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