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Old 07-15-2008, 02:18 AM   #1
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Problem With Wine - Error 1627

i recently crashed my system and had to reinstall from disk
i now have Ubuntu ultimate 1.8 which come with wine installed
before i did anything i changed the root c drive destination and then put a Macromedia CD in to install flash
every time i try and install i get "An error occurred while installing the package. Windows installer returned '1627'."
this has happed a few times but i had no problems with it before i reinstalled, flash and the rest of the bundle installed and worked fine
can anyone help
Old 07-15-2008, 02:23 AM   #2
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Hi there,

Are you sure that you had no other windows emulator, like CrossOver?

If this is not the case, what kind of program are trying to install? I believe wine does not support every .exe applications. You might just have an application that is not supported by wine.

Otherwise, give us a bit more details on what exactly you wish to do.

Old 07-15-2008, 04:23 AM   #3
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Wine Is Not an Emulator :P remember that
I'm not using any other compatibility platform, no. maybe i should
i am just running the autorun.exe which opens the main installer menu.
i know it works because I have done it before, before i reinstalled i had the entire suite working, all installed in the same way that i am trying to install this one.
maybe i'm missing a system file that i had before??


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