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I used this howto: Howto: Office 2007 on Linux with Wine This worked perfect on one of my computers, but I may have missed a step on my second computer. ...
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- 12-07-2008 #1
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- Dec 2008
Office 2007 - How to completely erase Wine and components to start from scratch?
This worked perfect on one of my computers, but I may have missed a step on my second computer. Both running Ubuntu 8.10 with Wine 1.1.10 and Crossover Games (crossover-games-demo_7.1.0-1_i386.deb)
I've tried uninstalling wine and then re-doing everything on this page, and Office 2007 starts and errors out right away. I do not even get to enter a serial number.
How do I just delete everything and start from the beginning?
Thanks for any help..
This is the log from the Office 2007 installer:
PERF: TickCount=530 Name=OBootStrapper::Run Description=Begin function
Operating System version: 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2. Platform ID: 2
Running on a 32-bit operating system.
Command line: setup.exe
No command line arguments given
Verify file signature in "Z:\home\chris\Desktop\office2007\setup.exe"
Verify file signature in "Z:\home\chris\Desktop\office2007\Ultimater.WW\OSE TUP.DLL"
Using setup controller dll at [Z:\home\chris\Desktop\office2007\Ultimater.WW\OSET UP.DLL].
PERF: TickCount=1936 Name=OBootStrapper::Run Description=Calling RunSetup
Opening log file C:\windows\temp\SetupExe(20081207171910.log.
PERF: TickCount=1940 Name=RunSetup Description=Begin function
Catalyst execution began: 12/07/2008 17:19:10.
Setupexe Resiliency Mode is set to [PerformIfApplicable]; thus Resiliency is [disabled] for the [InstallExecutionMode]
Searching for updated versions of resource files under the 'updates' folder [Z:\home\chris\Desktop\office2007\updates].
Found  resource files under the update folder.
Searching for default versions of resource files under the folder [Z:\home\chris\Desktop\office2007].
Resource File Manager : Found (CultureTag=en-US) resource file at [Z:\home\chris\Desktop\office2007\Office.en-usOSETUPUI.DLL].
Found  resource files under the default folder.
Resource File Manager : Current user's LCID is .
Resource File Manager : Selecting resource file (File=Z:\home\chris\Desktop\office2007\Office.en-us\OSETUPUI.DLL) for CultureTag [en-US].
Running in [InstallExecutionMode]. Run from TEMP folder at [C:\windows\temp\Setup00000008].
Loaded resource file [C:\windows\temp\Setup00000008\OSETUPUI.DLL] (CultureTag=en-US).
Loaded Dll : Z:\home\chris\Desktop\office2007\Ultimater.WW\OSET UP.DLL.
Catalyst version is : 12.0.4518.1014
JobExecutionMode is InstallExecutionMode.
Error: CoCreateInstance failed HResult: 0x80070005.
Catalyst execution finished: 12/07/2008 17:19:11. Return code: 30023. Exception caught: HResultOnly.
PERF: TickCount=2398 Name=RunSetup Description=End function
- 12-08-2008 #2
Hi and Welcome !
Un-install wine using Synaptic Package Manager and delete .wine folder from your /home/user_id folder.
cd ~ ls -a rm -rf .wine
- 12-08-2008 #3
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- Dec 2008
Thanks for responding,
I did perform this after uninstalling it from synaptic, only I used 'rm -r ~/.wine/'
Is there a difference between just -r as opposed to -rf as you suggested?
- 12-08-2008 #4
There is no difference. f option force the removing if it get permission error.
Remove these files too :
rm -f $HOME/.config/menus/applications-merged/wine* rm -rf $HOME/.local/share/applications/wine rm -f $HOME/.local/share/desktop-directories/wine* rm -f $HOME/.local/share/icons/????_*.xpm
- 08-14-2009 #5
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- Aug 2009
I think this is enough .....
I do agree with you. Those are the most effective way