[Wine] Running XP programs in wine

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 19 18:09:04 CST 2008

On 20/02/2008, Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> wrote:
> Might be under vcrun2008 or vcrun6...I always get those mixed up. I
>  always mean to make a wiki page with the various dlls and which
>  winetricks script will retrieve it, but haven't had time/motivation.

I tried those as well, no luck.

>  If that doesn't work, try:
>  $ mv ~/.wine ~/.wine.old
>  $ wineprefixcreate

What's this? wineprefixcreate?

>  $ winecfg # set to winxp
> $ wine iexplore.exe http://www.google.com/
> $ sh winetricks vcrun2005
>  $ wine setup.exe
>  Just to try seeing if installing the c runtime library first helps.

I'll get on that tomorrow. It's after 02:00 and the baby just started
crying... thanks...

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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