Category: Main Special Purpose Impulse Impulse Last


­­Impulse automatically updates itself to the latest version whenever it is run if connected to Internet.

Note that there is­ two different installers, difference to be tested. The standard one, also labeled "Impulse Client - Vista/Windows 7" :


Or the one labeled "Impulse Client - Windows XP" :


Application Details:

Version: Impulse Last
License: Retail
Votes: 4
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.34

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Test Results

Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results

What works

  • Installation the GameStop App using the exe from this link
  • (requires: winetricks dotnet20sp1 gdiplus)
  • Starting the GameStop App
  • Autoamtic update of the GameStop App (app version after update is: 5.00.873 (Build 2487)
  • Installing games
  • Starting games

What does not



What was not tested


Hardware tested


  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 14.10 "Utopic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 15 20151.7.34Yes Yes GoldAdrian Kalla 
ShowUbuntu 13.10 "Saucy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 20 20131.7.2Yes Yes GarbageJelle De Loecker 
ShowChakra LinuxAug 08 20121.5.7Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowChakra LinuxMay 27 20121.5.4Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowFedora 15 x86_64Dec 10 20111.3.30Yes No GarbageAnna 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
3548 .lnk file is created on the desktop together with the program icon... NEW View
15486 Impulse: Cannot connect to server CLOSED FIXED View
20651 Many .NET based applications need WMI core infrastructure (Wine doesn't provide a WMI implementation) CLOSED FIXED View
21821 Impulse crash on login screen. CLOSED FIXED View
24225 provide "taskkill" command line tool to aid installers (Impulse installer and more) CLOSED FIXED View
24959 Impulse crash after login CLOSED FIXED View
26246 Impulse doesn't work with mono CLOSED FIXED View
26609 Impulse: wrong window size UNCONFIRMED View
26610 Impulse: some buttons are not displayed and some disappear on mouse over UNCONFIRMED View
27021 Impulse crashes on start-up CLOSED INVALID View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO install Impulse

Download winetricks by running the following code in terminal :-


Now we need to install some winetricks packages to get Impulse running properly. Run the code below in a Terminal :-

sh winetricks dotnet20 gdiplus

Note that the impulse installer will appear to crash, but just dismiss the error and the installation will continue as normal.


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