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Old January 18th, 2013, 01:27 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by nickdalzell View Post
speaking of filename problems is there some means to get around certain glitches in Wine on a 64-Bit system/OS because a lot of times i had to install the 32-bit OS version because Wine cannot ever find its 'program files' directory and gives me the 'returned empty string' error and segfaults/crashes. this is because the folder is called 'Program Files (x86)' and for some reason the () symbols are not valid in the syntax of starting or using Wine programs....does renaming the folder properly cause issues or is there another way?
I've never seen any of what you're describing, including the '(x86)' in the directory name, but I'd start by renaming 'Program Files (x86)' simply 'Program Files' and see if that does it.

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