[Wine] Winetricks deleted most of my hard drive

Marcel W. Wysocki maci at satgnu.net
Wed May 21 09:56:54 CDT 2008

On Wed, 21 May 2008 09:54:37 -0500
"tameboy" <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:

> Immediately after running winetricks a month ago, several very important directories disappeared from my hard drive, and despite paying a lot of money to good data recovery company, I have not been able to recover them.
> I have searched this forum and elsewhere for evidence of this happening to anyone else with no result.
> Is it at all possible that the script deleted my directories by accident when trying to clear up after itself?
> Before anyone gets jittery about legal issues, I take full responsibility for any loss of data (I should have done a back up before running the script). However, I thought it would be remiss of me not to mention this, in case it is a bug in the script.

are you sure it was caused by winetricks?

iirc something like that never happened before.
and a lot of people use winetricks

Marcel W. Wysocki <maci at satgnu.net>
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