[Wine] Re: wineprefixcreate: msiexec.exe -- "Failed to open the service control manager"

dank daniel.r.kegel at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 00:55:26 CDT 2007

On Feb 27, 6:06 pm, Jeremy <jcgarb... at comcast.net> wrote:
> When ~/.wine does not exist, or more specifically the system.reg does
> not yet exist, wineprefixcreate delivers the message "Failed to open the
> service control manager." I have tracked this down to the fact that
> HKLM\CurrentControlSet\Services does not yet exist when the msiexec.exe
> is registered and hence OpenSCManager fails.
> What is the proper way to register this key.

It's an open question.  See http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7402
- Dan

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