[Wine] Re: Windows security issues in WMI installation

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Wed May 12 22:26:50 CDT 2010

sanjeev.kulkarni wrote:
> /home/sanjeev/>su         //installing as root

Don't. Running as root is really bad idea. Especially running Wine.

sanjeev.kulkarni wrote:
> /home/sanjeev/>wine wmicore.EXE

Native WMI won't work on Wine. It talks to kernel directly which won't work on Wine. If Wine's WMI doesn't have what you need - either implement/stub it yourself, or don't use such software on Wine.

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