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#1 Dr. Z2A

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Posted 16 February 2007 - 11:27 PM

I dual boot Windows and Linux. I've been playing around a bit with Wine, because I heard somewhere that there was a way to use my existing Windows installation with it, which would make Wine use my Windows dlls and such and make things run smoother. I changed the symlink for the C drive in Wine to point to where my Windows partition is mounted, but it would appear that that didn't help anything, as the only program I tried to run which ran smoothly was Filezilla. Does anyone know how I could use my existing Windows installation with Wine?

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Posted 17 February 2007 - 01:26 AM

You can't use wine with an actual windows partition, you would need to use vmware, qemu, or xen.

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Posted 25 February 2007 - 08:35 PM

I think you might be looking for something like this >>> Running a Windows Partition in VMware on Linux




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