[Wine] Keyboard stops working after any mouse click

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 16 12:29:35 CDT 2011

On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 10:12 AM, maaatt <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> I just noticed that 1.3.21 is a development version of Wine, so I installed 1.2.3 instead (I uninstalled 1.3.21 and deleted ~/.wine/ first). The
> problem persists exactly as written.

Actually, we recommend doing the exact opposite of what you did.  The
'stable' version is there with a list of known applications that work
with it and for people who want to know exactly what does/does not
work.  The development version is a continuing effort to increase
functions and to fix known problems (which may introduce additional

The reason that no one has replied is that you need to be detailed in
what you are doing.  Here is a list of things to do before posting:
1.  Look at other posts to see if someone has encountered your
problem.  If so, look to see if there is a solution.
2.  Look in the Applications Database to see if your program is
listed.  If so, look and see if there is a how-to or workaround.
3.  Look in the Bugzilla.  There are many problems listed and some
have 'patches' and some have 'replace the xxx.dll with native and set
wine so it will use native'.
4.  Post what you have done, so far, to solve the problem.  Include
any and all use of winetricks or dll substitutions.

In this case it looks like you have a problem outside of Wine.  The
mouse should NEVER stop the keyboard driver from dropping the ability
to accept inputs.  I'll review this on the forums this evening PDT
time, if I don't end up working three to four hours over my scheduled

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