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Old 11-05-2004, 10:12 PM   #1
paul62
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I am getting this message when i start wine :warning: could not find DOS drive for current working directory '/root', starting in the Windows directory. I would appreciate help with this message. My dos drive is win-c
 
Old 11-07-2004, 02:51 PM   #2
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judging by the error, it appears you are running wine as root.
which you shouldn't ... run it as your normal user ..

if this is not true, then say otherwise, but i don't see how you
would get this error running it as a normal user ..
 
Old 11-07-2004, 07:00 PM   #3
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I started running wine as a regular user and I am still geting the same error message, but now I am able to get internet explorer, regedit ,notepad, and outlook express running.

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