[Wine] Re: Windows Media Player Crashes

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Wed Dec 1 19:53:44 CST 2010

osearcy4 wrote:
> forgive my ignorance cause i'm new to linux, however i absolutely love it vs. windows
> What is a distro?
> I think i did use wine's uninstaller, however media player worked great at first no lag or freeze like the video players with linux but i got no sound, next i found out how to fix the sound and in the process thought to update WMP to 10 or 11. Didn't test it with the sound fixed first, wish i would have. After the update WMP now only opens briefly like 2 secs and closes.
> How do i delete the wineprefix like you said?
> my sound works fine now, even after reverting to wine 1.2 and then reupdating to 1.3.8.

"Distros" are the various Linux distributions: Ubuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, etc.

You can delete the wineprefix by setting your file manager to show hidden files, then deleting the .wine folder the same way you would delete any other folder.

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