[Wine] Re: Registry key name for Myst

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Thu May 20 06:08:12 CDT 2010

wino wrote:
> In the (excellent) Wine apps database, at http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=version&iId=143, the instructions say to create a registry key, HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Wine/AppDefaults/Myst.exe, and under it, to
> > create a new String Value and set it to ... "win95" ...
> > 
> However, it doesn't say what name to give the key. I created one, and called it "win95" for want of a better name, but the Myst app still comes up with a message saying that I'm running Windows NT. Shouldn't the String Value have a particular name, something like 'Windows type'?  Otherwise how does the Wine code know what to retrieve to get the 'win85' value?

That howto must be old. There's no need to meddle with the registry directly to set the Windows version for an app. Do it on the applications tab in winecfg, and winecfg will create the registry entry for you.

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