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Old 12-31-2009, 02:22 AM   #1
orangesky
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Dual Booting and WINE, gaming and registry.


I've tried out WINE and I'm generally impressed...

However, I had to reinstall the game through WINE to the "virtual C:\" drive, and its own virtual registry.

If I have a dual boot set up, is there any way I can link debian's WINE to my XP's registry? I could start the .exe but the game will prevent me from doing so from its copy protection.

Is there any way to do this, or am I forced to have two installs of the game?
 
Old 12-31-2009, 03:01 AM   #2
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It's best to keep them separate. WINE does not always play well with the Real Windows registry.
 
  


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