[Wine] Bioshock 2 - DLL problem during installation
wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri Apr 9 12:29:29 CDT 2010
First post here - hoping for some help.
I'd really like to give BioShock 2 a go under Wine/Ubuntu 9.10 64-bit but I'm getting stumped early on. After selecting the installation language the InstallShield Wizard loads quickly then exits with the following error dialog:
Error Number: 0x80040703
Description: Failed to find DLL function: Shell32.IsUserAnAdmin
Setup will now exit.
I did some research and it seems that the function call: IsUserAnAdmin in Shell32.dll is not present in all versions of the DLL. The details were vague but I gathered that the versions included with XP and Vista were ok. Tried configuring Wine to run the installer under both XP and Vista profiles but no luck. I then tried overriding the libraries to run a native version of shell32.dll. Actually I tried several different versions but none of them will even allow the installer to run.
So here I sit scratching my, er.... head.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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