Activation, it returns a code with modifications to the registry and some DLLOverrides. Works as intended.
What does not
Using cracks, they have been tested and do fail as they rely on OS-specific weaknesses not found in Wine (as Wine isn't an OS). Only legitimate windows licence info with legitimate Microsoft DLLs appear to work.
What was not tested
Windows 2000/2003/Vista/2008 licence.
Only XP Home and Professional OEM licences have been tested.
Sample of registry entries needed can be found here: http://pastebin.ca/raw/1033356
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Arch Linux||May 29 2008||1.0-rc1||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||Fedora 7||Sep 05 2007||0.9.43.||Yes||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Show||Ubuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Jan 10 2007||0.9.29.||N/A||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|