Windows Live Writer

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Version current as of Oct 2008.
calls it "Version 2008".  (A little further down, that page says
WLInstaller.exe is version 12.0.1366.1026, go figure.)

Application Details:

Version: 2008
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.6

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Did 'winetricks dotnet20' before running the installer. The installer just exits without putting up any UI. Setting windows version to vista doesn't change anything.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 7.10 "Gutsy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 12 20081.1.6No Not installable GarbageDan Kegel 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
15596 Windows Live Writer does not install (IPersistStreamInit support for IXMLDOMDocument needed) CLOSED FIXED View
15600 Windows Live Writer crashes (IHTMLDocument2::put_designMode is a stub) CLOSED FIXED View

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