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This is the first version to drop support for Windows XP.

Application Details:

Version: Wave 4 (15.x.x?)
License: Free to use
URL: http://download.live.com/
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.2.3

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Selected Test Results

What works

Nothing

What does not

Installer will not start

Workarounds

What was not tested

Nothing could be tested, as installer would not start.

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Additional Comments

I installed my copy of Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" inside Windows via Wubi, so I have an advantage of having my Windows C: drive mounted as the "/host" folder in Ubuntu. From "/host/Windows/System32", I can steal all the DLLs that "wlsetup-web.exe" complains that it's missing, and paste them into my Wine's C: drive. Unfortunately, the efforts are all for naught. Wine's next complaint about "wlsetup-web.exe" is that: fixme:advapi:RegisterTraceGuidsW (0x70b39a81, 0x70bbf240, {75638a28-e9ed-42b2-9f8f-c2b1f89cf5ee}, 1, 0x32fd00, (null), (null), 0x70bbf248,) wine: Call from 0x68343828 to unimplemented function ntdll.dll.RtlInitializeSRWLock, aborting err:module:attach_process_dlls "ncrypt.dll" failed to initialize, aborting err:module:LdrInitializeThunk Main exe initialization for L"Z:\\home\\brandon\\Downloads\\wlsetup-web.exe" failed, status 80000100 I believe Windows Live Essentials, and the programs contained therein, have Microsoft-exclusive code in them that Wine apparently cannot understand, interpret, or execute, unless there's a Winetrick that can be used to fix this.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 11.10 "Oneiric" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 15 20111.2.3No Not installable Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 02 20101.2-rc5No Not installable GarbageA Wine user 

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