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Old 10-18-2003, 04:52 PM   #1
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installer shield - text problem


hey,

I'm trying to install a game with wine. I have already sorted out the wine problem of the stdole file.

The problem is that when I try and install World Cup 2002, I get some errors with reagrding the installer shield. It then hangs and I have to kill it.

The error ends like this and I think that this is the problem:

fixme:win:SetWindowTextA cannot set text "InstallShield Wizard" of other process window (nil)
fixmele:_copy_arg argument was coerced in-place (0x3 -> 0xb); source data has
been modified!!!
fixmele:_copy_arg argument was coerced in-place (0x3 -> 0xb); source data has
been modified!!!
fixme:win:SetWindowTextA cannot set text "2002 FIFA World Cup TM Setup" of other process window (nil)
fixme:dialog:MSGBOX_OnInit task modal msgbox ! Not modal yet.

I have no idea what this is abuot or how to sort it.

Could someone please give me a hand.

Hamish
 
Old 10-18-2003, 04:54 PM   #2
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if i remember correctly, in order to run install shield you need to install dcom95 or dcom98.... i don't exactly remember.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 05:00 PM   #3
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hey,

I tried installing dcom95 and it said that it could only be installed on win 95.

How can I get round that? (damn windows)

cheers
Hamish
 
Old 10-18-2003, 05:04 PM   #4
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what about dcom98?
 
Old 10-18-2003, 05:04 PM   #5
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i think that will only install with windows 98 installed
 
Old 10-18-2003, 05:05 PM   #6
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what version of windows did you config in wine?
http://download.microsoft.com/msdown.../en/dcom98.exe
 
Old 10-18-2003, 05:06 PM   #7
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here's the instructions for installing dcom98

http://frankscorner.org/modules.php?...rtid=28&page=1
 
Old 10-18-2003, 05:11 PM   #8
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slightly more success with the dcom98 file. However, it now says that a newer version has been installed. It says I must uninstall that version.

Where could I find it?

The config verson is Win98

hamish
 
Old 10-18-2003, 05:25 PM   #9
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hmm.... are you using an existing windows partition to run wine? i'm not sure, but i would've thought that if you were using a fake c windows folder you shouldn't have dcom98 installed there at all. i'm not sure if installing programs using wine on a windows partition would be good either. but i'm guessing here. have you entertained the thought that maybe the game you're trying to install isn't supported in wine? i didn't see it listed at frankscorner.org.
 
Old 10-18-2003, 05:27 PM   #10
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mmhm,

I will go and try a different game now. I'm running wine on my Linux partition. I don't have a windoze one

Thanks a lot for your help, megaspaz. It has been good trying to sort this out.

If you ever have an idea, just write it here and I will be able to see it.

thanks
Hamish
 
  


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