[Wine] Using a real windows installation as a wineprefix

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 09:30:35 CST 2012

On Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Evert7 <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hello everybody, i got a question. Could it be possible to use an existing real windows 7 installation (on a separate
> partition) as a wineprefix and run programs from it?

Not unless you want to reinstall Windows.  The recommended (and most
useful) method is to re-install all programs in Wine.  This insures
that appropriate registry changes are made to the Wine registry, which
is not compatible with the Windows registry.


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