Yahoo! Widgets Engine

No Screenshot

Submit Screenshot
Release 4.5

Application Details:

Version: 4.5
License: Free to use
Votes: 2
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.29

Maintainers: About Maintainership

No maintainers. Volunteer today!

Free Download download

Test Results

Old test results
The test results you have selected are very old and may not represent the current state of Wine.
Selected Test Results

What works


What does not

Everything else - Wine crashes on startup


What was not tested

All program functionality

Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 13 20091.1.29Yes No GarbageAdam Z. 
ShowopenSUSE 11.1Mar 30 20091.1.18Yes No GarbageYaoMitachi 
CurrentUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 27 20081.1.5Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowVector Linux 5.9Sep 11 20081.1.4Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 11 20080.9.58.Yes No Garbagewilliam 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
22634 Yahoo! Widgets will not display EULA REOPENED View

Show all bugs

HowTo / Notes

HOWTO Get Past the EULA page (right after installing

Currently after installing the Y!WE (Yahoo! Widget Engine), and running it for the first time its supposed to bring up the EULA box, but under wine nothing comes up (it does but its invisible - so it looks like nothing)

To get past the EULA box heres what to do:

1. Open a terminal and type: wine regedit
2. Expand My Computer, HKEY_CURRENT_USER, Software, Yahoo, and click on the WidgetEngine folder
3. Click Edit -> New -> String Value
4. Type EULA (if the text isn't changing right click "New Value #1" and choose rename)
5. Right click EULA and choose modify type: 4.5.2
6. Close regedit (you do not need to save anything) and try launching Y!WE again

As of right now Most of the Widgets do not work, it seems there are transparency issues. And after you first close the Y!WE you cannot reopen it (there are some bug reports that need to be filed)


Comments Disabled

Comments for this application have been disabled because there are no maintainers.