Microsoft Reader

The newest version of the reader available at the time.

Application Details:

Version: 2.1.1
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.3.4

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works


Reading Lit files

What does not

Starting (works fine after downloading a native msvcirt.dll)


What was not tested

Activating, DRMd lit files

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowZenwalk 6.2Oct 31 20101.3.4Yes Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 20 20101.1.39Yes Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 27 20091.1.22Yes Yes NoSilverKen Sharp 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 25 20091.1.22Yes No NoGarbagean anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 18 20081.1.6Yes Yes NoGoldan anonymous user 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
10277 Uninstalling software does not remove them from Programs menu CLOSED FIXED View
18644 Microsoft reader crashes due to unimplemented msvcirt.dll.??0ostrstream@@QAE@XZ CLOSED FIXED View
18651 Microsoft Reader hangs in full screen mode CLOSED FIXED View
18841 Ghost Recon Installer Crashes CLOSED FIXED View
18941 Microsoft Reader install crashes CLOSED DUPLICATE View
22616 Multiple applications need msvcirt.dll.??0ifstream@@QAE@PBDHH@Z (Merriam-Webster Dictionary, Power Tab Editor, gmax 1.2, GradeBook for Windows, Microsoft Reader) CLOSED FIXED View
26994 Microsoft reader crashes due to unimpl msvcirt.dll.?rdbuf@ostrstream@@QBEPAVstrstreambuf@@XZ CLOSED FIXED View
28536 MS Reader cannot be moved or closed after full-screen mode CLOSED FIXED View
28537 MS Reader crashes on unimplemented function msvcirt.dll.??0ifstream@@QAE@PBDHH@Z CLOSED DUPLICATE View
36033 msreader.exe does not run CLOSED DUPLICATE View

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HowTo / Notes

Run winetricks vcrun6 before install.


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