[Wine] Unable to install visual studio using WINE

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Tue Apr 13 08:03:13 CDT 2010

> I tried to run the setup.exe of the visual c++ using WINE 1.0.1 it runs successfully till the screen where i have to select Visual C++ after that it says
> "AN UNEXPECTED ERROR OCCURRED SETUP WILL CLOSE NOW"......at terminal it says "heap nill(0)..."
> What should I do??

Get rid of wine-1.0.1. That is too old to work with visual studio.
Install the current or recent dev version. The current wine is
wine-1.1.42. Also winetricks will install vs2005trial (180 day full
version) and several other versions of visual studio. And they work
for the most part.


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