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  1. #1

    Wine cannot find .exe even though I'm in the directory

    I'm in my Wine directory with the .exe before my eyes.

    However, when I "wine [exe name]", I get this message:

    wine: cannot find L"C:\\windows\\system32\\[exe name]

    I know the program works because I launched it shortly after installing it via wine. I take it wine believes the .exe file is in a different folder and stubbornly keeps trying to launch it from that imaginary folder.

    Can anyone provide any fixes?

    Thanks in advance!


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    Trusted Penguin Dapper Dan's Avatar
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    Have you tried launching with full path instead of from within the directory where the .exe is? Something like:
    wine /home/castiglione/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/MyGameFolder/mygame.exe
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    Linux Enthusiast sgosnell's Avatar
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    Oct 2010
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    Or use "wine ./filename.exe". By default, Linux does not search the current directory, only the path, so you have to specify the current directory with "./".


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