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I tested the full VPC 2004 without service pack 1 and the 45 day free trial with service pack 1.

Application Details:

Version: 2004 Demo Service Pack 1
License:
URL: http://www.microsoft.com/windo...
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 0.9.22.

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What works

Without service pack setup.exe runs from start to finish.
With service pack 1 setup.exe crashes before GUI loads.

Both .msi files run from start to finish.

What does not

The install screen with the progress bar flashes by quickly. I don't think that it is actually installing the program. I could not find the program in .wine.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Running the program after the install.

Hardware tested

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Additional Comments

I know about Qemu and VMWare. I'll probably end up using Qemu. However, this is the program my work uses, so it would be nice if it worked. I know it might be a lot of work, but if it worked, quite a few people would use it. I am going to put my votes for it because if you can get it working, I will use it very often.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowDebian GNU/Linux 4.x "Etch"Oct 01 20060.9.22.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
ShowMandrake 10.1Sep 07 20060.9.17.Yes No Garbagean anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 5.10 "Breezy" (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 16 20060.9.9.No Not installable GarbageAlex Eagar 

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HowTo / Notes

Note
Program requires MSXML6 to start. ( mfc42.dll )
Due to Wine's design, this program cannot work because it requires a low-level kernel Windows driver (similar to VirtualBox's r0 (ring 0) driver) to run. 
Program Warns about this.

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