[Wine] Says missing DLL but I am not missing it.

walt w41ter at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 15:55:49 CST 2008

mondomunchies wrote:
> I am trying to run a program that needs MFC42.DLL.  I downloaded the
> dll from a site and put it in the system32 folder, but it still did
> not recognize it.  I changed the permissions to be more lenient but
> that did not help either.  So I found and used
> winetricks vcrun6 mfc42
> After doing this I made a terrible mistake.  To make sure that it
> really added MFC42.dll and was not still the file I downloaded from
> the internet I decided to delete MFC42.dll and rerun winetricks.  But
> winetricks said that vcrun6 and mfc42 were already installed so they
> did nothing.
> What do I do?!? Thanks.

Just guessing, but try:
wine regsvr32 /u MFC42.DLL
That should unregister the file and then winetricks may reinstall it.

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