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2.2: Which MS Windows programs do you expect Wine to never be able to run at all, and for what reason(s)?




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This article is from the WINE WINdows Emulator FAQ, by Dave Gardner dagar@ix.netcom.com with numerous contributions by others.

2.2: Which MS Windows programs do you expect Wine to never be able to run at all, and for what reason(s)?

Back when work on Wine was just getting started, it was said that any MS
Windows program that required a special enhanced mode device driver (VxD)
that couldn't be rewritten specifically for Wine, would not run under
Wine. While this is quite likely still a true statement for the most part,
there is preliminary VxD support being added to Wine at this time.

 

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