Microsoft Flight Simulator

Application Details:

Version: '98
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Platinum
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.3

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Test Results

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What works

installed typical, game works, menus and all the keyboard commands

What does not

during installation a message asked about a .hlp file "do you want to search it yourself?" replied "no" then all straightforward


What was not tested

custom install, optional controllers, optional sceneries

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 13.04 "Raring" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 06 20131.7.3Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 6.x "Squeeze"Jul 07 20101.2-rc5Yes Yes SilverJohn Haywards 
ShowUbuntu 9.10 "Karmic" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 20 20091.1.31Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 5.x "Lenny"Feb 02 20091.1.14Yes Yes GarbageJohn Haywards 
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 5.x "Lenny"Jan 25 20091.1.13Yes Yes GarbageJohn Haywards 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
2022 Microsoft Flight Simulator 98 demo can not be launched CLOSED ABANDONED View
2168 [M Flight Simulator] failed to read help file CLOSED ABANDONED View
2596 segmentation fault with Microsoft Flight Simulator 98 CLOSED FIXED View
2925 MS Flight Sim 98 crashes in ntdll:RtlpWaitForCriticalSection CLOSED DUPLICATE View
3087 crash when launching Microsoft Flight Simulator 98 CLOSED DUPLICATE View
3247 wine crashed while running Microsoft Flight Simulator 98 CLOSED DUPLICATE View
3548 .lnk file is created on the desktop together with the program icon... NEW View
3913 err:ntdll:RtlpWaitForCriticalSection while installing M Flight Simulator 98 CLOSED DUPLICATE View
4148 Unhandled page fault on read access with Microsoft Flight Simulator 98 CLOSED DUPLICATE View
20768 Flight Simulator 98 install: the screen is repainted only when moving the mouse CLOSED FIXED View
20769 crash when exiting Microsoft Flight Simulator 98 CLOSED FIXED View
20771 the menu bar doesn't work in M. Flight Simulator 98 CLOSED FIXED View
23404 [Microsoft Flight Simulator 98] clicking on button makes nothing CLOSED INVALID View
23471 Menubar collapses giving no chance to enter menus CLOSED DUPLICATE View

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