# [Wine] Re: How to specify a working directory for an app

oiaohm wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri Nov 19 04:42:56 CST 2010

```3tips I will be simple.   FAQ coves a lot of these issues.

1 wine don't really like being passed Unix/Linux paths.

2 Windows paths like \\ not \

3 Windows paths like a drive letter.

4 Unique prefixs only help you if the programs are installed in the prefix.

This will most likely work.