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

Peter Beutner p.beutner at gmx.net
Fri Feb 29 08:56:08 CST 2008

Dan Kegel schrieb:
> On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 12:26 AM, helix <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
>>  > What do I have to do to stop users doing this.
>>  Maybe stating somewhere that files in ~/.wine/dosdevices/c
>> etc. are modified by Wine -- I didn't expect that.
>> I thought that these just set up some interfaces to have
>> the windows directories available to Wine, but I didn't expect Wine to write there.
> I'll keep that in mind, maybe we can make it clearer.

Don't allow to change the drive mapping for C:\ in winecfg probably would be a good start.
Add some explaining text why (in general) you don't want to change it and explicitly say
that wine has (and needs) its own, separate windows installation (in C:\windows).

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