1.x versions.

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Version: 1.x
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.4.1

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What works

Version: 1.8.0 

* Basic emulation works perfectly.
* DirectDraw Rendering
* Direct3D Rendering
* OpenGL Rendering
* GUI is usable but glitchy. - Menu bar remains invisible unless a menu is open. - Window size is incorrect, manual resize required. * Dialogs require mfc42.dll from WindowsXP.
* Palette Viewer * Tile Viewer * Oam Viewer * Map Viewer * Memory Viewer * Cheats & Cheat Dialogs

What does not

* GDI Rendering
* Changing rendering method, results in crash. - Workaround, edit the config file manually. Wine Console: err:dinput:hook_thread_proc Error registering window class fixme:win:WIN_CreateWindowEx Parent is HWND_MESSAGE wine: Unhandled page fault on write access to 0x7d6975e6 at address 0x7


What was not tested

* Fullscreen Resolutions

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

The Windows9x mfc42.dll is missing some required functions needed by VisualBoyAdvance v1.8, the WindowsXP version works perfectly.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 13 20141.4.1N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 12 20141.4.1N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 13 "Maya" x86_64Dec 16 20131.4.1N/A Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 11.04 "Natty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 03 20111.3.19N/A Yes BronzeCarlos Rodriguez 
ShowFedora 13Jul 01 20101.2-rc5N/A Yes GoldAhmed El-Mahdawy 

Known Bugs

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HowTo / Notes

In newest versions of wine game is unstable.
In the newer version of wine 1.2+, the game becomes unstable if you use any of the menus or allow the program to lose focus. Make sure all the settings you want are set before you start the game, because you won't be able to change anything without it crashing afterwards. *Note: I am only able to test this on Ubuntu. Please, let me know if anyone else has this problem.
Get VBA running in Wine

There is a minor tweak needed to get the emulator to run. There is a DLL that VisualBoy requires that Wine doesn't have, no one has decided to port the DLL to Wine.

With the new version of Wine (1.2), a couple before it as well, it winetricks is now included with Wine. Which makes this even easier.

Use this command:

winetricks mfc42

For older versions of wine:

Download Winetricks

Then Run this command:

sh winetricks mfc42


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