[Wine] How to deal with the message: winedevice.exe has encountered

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 17:27:14 CDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 5:08 PM, Montblanc <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I'd call this a regression, not a new feature.

And for users that had random crashes with no explanation, they'd
think quite differently. You can't have your cake and eat it to.

> I'm running many games with starforce protection, and when winedevice.exe has a problem, the game crashes to let this annoying message appear. I had to create wineprefixes to older versions of wine just to let my apps work as they should. Please, don't underestimate this post: I'm sure many people running various apps are having this issue.

You can use:
$ WINEDLLOVERRIDES="winedbg.exe=d" wine foo.exe to work around it.

That disables the debugger, but no error will appear.


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