[Wine] Running XP programs in wine

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 04:17:01 CST 2008

On 28/02/2008, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 2:11 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
>  >  Even when I install MSVCR80.dll from a Windows machine into
>  >  ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32System32 it does not work.
> It's designed not to.  You simply cannot copy msvcr80.dll
>  into plain old windows/system32.  It aborts if you do.
>  You have to use the installer, which is what winetricks does.

Oh? I didn't realize that it could not be simply copied over to system32.

I just downloaded the latest winetricks from
http://www.kegel.com/wine/winetricks and it does _not_ have an
installed for MSVCR80.dll, and grepping the source code does not find
the string "msvcr80" in it at all.

Can I 'install' msvcr80.dll another way? If I put the file in
system32, is there a registry entry that I can add so that it will be

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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