[Wine] Can I run Windows 7 Internet Explorer in Wine?

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 08:48:09 CDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 2:16 AM, jack kallis <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Download Windows Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP from Microsoft and save it to your home directory.
> Now open a terminal and run $ wine IE8-WindowsXP-x86-ENU.exe
> The IE 8 install should now start, I didnt select the Windows security updates in my install.

Yes, but per the Applications Database IE8 will not work with Wine.
See the applications database entry:


I recommend using winetricks to install IE8, rather than run the
installer from Microsoft.


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