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    Hello, me here again. I need some help with Wine. I've spent about 3h now trying to get a game to install. Somewhere I read DirectX problem so I try to install that using a guide but the .exe wouldn't run properly (offline installer and from Microsoft's website). Well, I said screw it and decided to try to run the damn game installer first. Its in an ISO. At first it would say "Path Not Found: or something (after mounting). I than tried extracting it to a folder but same. Then I right clicked on the setup.exe and found out the "Execute" box wasn't checked at the File Permissions tab. So I fixed it and now I get error "Bad Format." So thats where I'm at now. I don't know what the game is called, a Japanese friend of mine gave me the link and I downloaded (he intended to purchase me the actual disc but he wasn't able to; he's gone back. So yeah, please help!

    Believe me, I'm not a noob. I've installed Ubuntu on the box myself. I hack computers and Playstations. I'm am very knowledgeable in Computers. The only reason I've posted here is because I don't want people to expect me to know how to make my codes on terminal very well (took me 10 minutes to figure out what was wrong with (Code: cd /home/neox/wine). And because I'm not too good with wine editing. But I'm learning...
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    Re: Wine Problems

    Try and see if people have a solution for your problem at http://appdb.winehq.org/.
    It's THE place for wine problems really .

    Also, if you need to install DirectX, try to install it with winetricks.

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    Re: Wine Problems

    I've been there and I wanna install first anyway.

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    Re: Wine Problems

    Have you gone to the winehq site http://appdb.winehq.org/ to see if the game you want to install will work in wine?

    Not all Microsoft/Windows games/software is compatible..
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    Re: Wine Problems

    Like I said, I don't know what it is called.

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    Re: Wine Problems

    And at least the installer should work, no?

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    Re: Wine Problems

    (bump!)

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    Look around awhile.....I found Direct X download on an independent site not long ago....sorry don't have the url. Just search for "direct x free download".Might plug in your version number too.
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    Re: Wine Problems

    Quote Originally Posted by Neoxhadowespio View Post
    Like I said, I don't know what it is called.
    Every file has a name. <filename>.exe
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