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Old 10-04-2005, 04:44 PM   #1
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MS OFFICE 2003 & Wine!

Hi I have been using wine sucessfully for a long time. Today however I opted to try installing the latest CVS version to see if I could get the new Office 2003 support.

Everything runs fine and it installed without a glitch. The only thing is whenever I try to run any windows executable, I get the the following output:

wine SetupDVDDecrypter_3.5.4.0.exe
Warning: the specified Windows directory L"c:\\windows" is not accessible.
Warning: the specified System directory L"c:\\windows\\system" is not accessible.
Warning: could not find DOS drive for current working directory '/home/raid517', starting in the Windows directory.
wine: cannot open (null)Wine failed with return code 1
Does anyone know what this means, or how to fix it?

Old 10-04-2005, 11:31 PM   #2
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Oh crap I hate doing this. Sorry guys.


Old 10-05-2005, 09:25 AM   #3
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Lol, I guess I'm noot going to have any luck with this at all, am I?

Old 10-05-2005, 10:07 AM   #4
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There is a directory in ~/.wine that is called dosdrive if I am not mistaken. Check there to see if the symbolik link to the virtual C:\ drive exists.
Also check the folder permissions.


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