[Wine] Wine doesnt show close to all my files/apps...?

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 09:52:46 CST 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 10:42 AM, kwisatz <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> John Drescher wrote:
>> The C: you see with wine is not the C: that you boot windows. This is
>> a hidden folder in your linux partition. DO NOT try to make your C: in
>> wine point to the real C: that will corrupt your wine and also make
>> windows non bootable.
> Oooh... you assume I even know what you're referring to. Definitely strong IT background with regards to Windows and Networking environment, but a noob with Ubuntu/Wine.

Wine creates its own C: that is not the same drive that your windows data is on.

> Basically, how do I run an application in c:\chrono\ when it isnt listed? With the wording 'Browse C:' it seems a misnomer... so I am not able to run programs found on my windows partition?
Although this can be done, you generally do not want to run programs
that are located on your windows partition in wine. You need to
install them again and use them in wine.


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