[Wine] Wine broke my WindowsXP (can't login)

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Thu Feb 28 12:48:15 CST 2008

On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 10:29 AM, helix <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> ... which I attributed to my Windows C: partition being mounted read-only.
> It did start, but I didn't want to wait the half-minute, so I
> re-mounted the C: partition as read-write (which, in hindsight, I
> shound't have done!) and all went fine...
> But, now I can't seem to logon into Windows. It boots up to the
> login window, but when I actually log into my account, all it shows is the wallpaper.

Hang on a sec.  Why were you pointing Wine at a real Windows
partition?  Are you saying your Wine's C: was your real C:?
That's not been supported or encouraged for years.

If people are actually doing this, we should consider putting
in a check to make wine abort when it detects this.
- Dan

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