[Wine] Re: Winetricks deleted most of my hard drive

Chad wineforum-user at winehq.org
Wed May 21 10:15:19 CDT 2008

tameboy 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.

What distribution were you using? I find it unlikely that the winetricks script did it. There was a bug in Hardy early on that may have been responsible...


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