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Old 09-11-2003, 04:48 PM   #1
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Has anyone here used Win4Lin? Is it any good? I'm looking to run Quicken and one of the tax programs outside of a native Winders environment.
 
Old 09-12-2003, 07:16 AM   #2
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Win4Lin is very good. Very very speedy as well. Only, no USB or device support, so, don't try to use a camera or fancy hardware with it
It emulates dos and runs a copy of Windows 95-98 on top. No xp or 2000
 
Old 09-12-2003, 03:27 PM   #3
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Win4Lin is very good. Very very speedy as well. Only, no USB or device support, so, don't try to use a camera or fancy hardware with it
It emulates dos and runs a copy of Windows 95-98 on top. No xp or 2000
Thanks for the tip. Luckily Quicken does not involve USB but the online/networking aspect could be a challenge. I will report back.
 
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Oh, it connects to your existing networking automatically. If you buy Win4Lin 5, it'll have Winsock 2.0 compliance or Windows Networking compliance
 
Old 09-13-2003, 12:18 PM   #5
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Oh, it connects to your existing networking automatically. If you buy Win4Lin 5, it'll have Winsock 2.0 compliance or Windows Networking compliance
This is the challenge that makes the online component of Quicken unusable under Wine, even if a native Windows partition is visible.
 
  


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