[Wine] Re: wineconf screwed xp install

jeffz wineforum-user at winehq.org
Thu Oct 16 11:59:09 CDT 2008

Manorba wrote:
> hi all, i think i need a little help... [Crying or Very sad]
> after i installed kubuntu 8.04 with kde4 on my pc (which already has a XP install on a different disk) i went on to configure wine with wineconf.
> i think i made the mistake of pointing the c: drive for wine to the real c: with the xp installation in it.
> point is, now xp is screwed. it boots, loads until getting a totally black screen with the pointer instead of the desktop... even in recovery mode. 
> browsing in the windows directory i found a recent ntbtlog.txt that has countless "cant load driver XXXX"...
> any suggestion on how to restore the xp boot?
> thnx in advance
> mAn

Well, you've just done what the Wine FAQ specifically says not to do.  You should restore your windows system from your latest backup.

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