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Im a noob. I'm trying to learn something about wine, so I decided I'd try installing stuff from rescue disks that came with the computer I use. Back then I ...
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    using re-install disks


    Im a noob. I'm trying to learn something about wine, so I decided I'd try installing stuff from rescue disks that came with the computer I use. Back then I used windows. The installer starts OK, but says I cannot proceed because I'm not re-installing on my original machine, but I am...

    Can anyone help me? If it matters, it's a Dell 4550 desktop. I have dialup, so downloading the stuff I'm interested in from Microsoft is probably a no-go.

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    what do you want to install from 'rescue disk'?
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    I was going to try wmplayer or mplayer2. I saw something about them in the app DB on winehq.

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    rescue disk has rcovery tools only and mplayer/wmplayer are not available in rescue disk. download windows based mplayer and run its setup file through wine.
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    Is there a way to get the things to work so I can go throught the menus and try things out? Thanks for the advice, btw!

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