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Old 09-11-2010, 09:49 PM   #1
rmknox
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problem with wine trying to run KindleFor Pc - fedora 12


I first use the wine configuration utility to tell it I am win98

When I install Kindle
Code:
wine KindleForPc-installer.exe
it runs to completion - a window appears as it intiilixzes some things
then it returns to the command line prompt
shortly afterwards I get a series of error messages that start
Code:
fixme:system:SetProcessDPIAware stub!
folowed by errle:CoGetClassObject class ... not registered
then
CLSCTX_REMOTE_SERVER not suppported
no class server could be created for context 0x17
and Kindle does not show up in the configuration utility and when I try to run it from the command line ot complains that some classes are not registered

???

any suggestions?

Last edited by rmknox; 09-13-2010 at 09:50 AM.
 
Old 09-12-2010, 10:16 AM   #2
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I dont understand why everything wants to be Win98, Kindles didn't exist in 98, probably wouldn't run right in REAL Win98.. Oh well

Anywayz.....Use Calibre


http://calibre-ebook.com/
 
Old 09-12-2010, 12:31 PM   #3
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snatale1 - People use win98 because the posts on the web that tell you how to install KindleForPc tell you to use win98. I imagine calibre is what you want/need, however Kindle is what I need. Thank you for your suggestion.

Returning to Kindle
the class message that I represented by ... is
class {6e4feb12-510a-4d40-9304-1da10ae9147c} not registered

Anyone understand how I supply wine with this class - or otherwise how to deal with wine?

Thanks - Dick

Last edited by rmknox; 09-12-2010 at 12:41 PM.
 
  


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