[Wine] Total noob question: Wine runs .exe but nothing happens.

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Thu Sep 16 13:32:43 CDT 2010

On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 2:23 PM, MacFall <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Ok, first I did this:
>> wine VisualBoyAdvance.exe
> and got back this:
>> wine: cannot find L"C:\\windows\\system32\\VisualBoyAdvance.exe"
> So I moved the file from the Downloads folder into the system32 folder in Wine's virtual C drive because it's obviously looking for it there. But when I tried again, this:
>> wine VisualBoyAdvance.exe
>> err:module:import_dll Library MFC42.DLL (which is needed by L"C:\\windows\\system32\\VisualBoyAdvance.exe") not found
>> err:module:LdrInitializeThunk Main exe initialization for L"C:\\windows\\system32\\VisualBoyAdvance.exe" failed, status c0000135

winetricks vc6


then repeat the
wine VisualBoyAdvance.exe

make sure you do not do any of this as root, su or sudo.

Also you can look for the app in appdb.winehq.org and see if there is
any hints to get it working.


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