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Application Details:

Version: 1.5.0532.2
License: Free to use
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 2.4

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Test Results

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Selected Test Results

What works

System tray notification (…/windows/system32/WgaTray.exe) and related web links.

What does not

Update installer hangs.  Can be installed by terminating update.exe and restarting it from the temporary installation directory located in the root drive (c:):



What was not tested

Validation with actual license keys.

Hardware tested


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  • Driver:

Additional Comments

wine-2.4 (Staging) Will complain if Wine reports a Service Pack level higher than 2. Set to 2 via: reg ADD "HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Windows" /v "CSDVersion" /t reg_dword /d "200" (overwrite existing key if prompted)

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 16.04 "Xenial" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 01 20172.4Yes Yes GoldJeff D. Hanson 

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