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Okay, here's the problem. When I try to install a program that is built for Windows 98/NT/2000/XP etc... It always returns an error something like this: "Sorry such and such ...
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    Wine seems to act like Win 95


    Okay, here's the problem. When I try to install a program that is built for Windows 98/NT/2000/XP etc... It always returns an error something like this:

    "Sorry such and such a program not compatible with Windows 95"

    --or--

    "Please install on newer operating system"

    --or--

    "Operating system not supported"

    I am new to Wine and my question is: Why do any installers for a program built specifically for 98/NT/2000/XP appear to recognize it as a Win. 95 machine? Is there a fix for this? Currently I am running Bayanihan Linux 3.1 ([url:www.bayanihan.gov.ph]) It is much like Fedora Core 3 and I always choose Fedora as my operating system to download the rpms and it always works. That's just a little bit about my OS. If someone knows how to fix this, can I please have some support? Thanks!

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    Well I am not sure if I can help fix the promblem, but you can setup wine for different windows versions and run diiferent windows software

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    Plain old WINE emulates Windoze 95.

    WineX emulates Windows 98(?)

    Cedega is an upgraded version of WineX.

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    you can find out how to change the windows version here
    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/topic-42510-12.html

    also cedega is winex, they changed their name around version 4

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    Okay, thank you. I'll see if it works. I just downloaded Cedaga and I will install it and see if it works. Thanks again.
    ~Dweeberkitty

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    Yes!!! This is soooo Cooooool! Thanks for your help. I can't belive it was that easy. I'm now running games and all kinds of programs including Quicken 2005 etc... I live wine. Thanks so much for your support.
    ~Dweeberkitty

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