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donadoni

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Hi,

Trying to run an .exe file but turns out wine is still not capable with maverick.
Does anyone knows an alternative client or any other way to run .exe's on maverick?
Cheers.
 

PeterHolbrook

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Hi,

Trying to run an .exe file but turns out wine is still not capable with maverick.
Does anyone knows an alternative client or any other way to run .exe's on maverick?
Cheers.

In a way, what you are trying to accomplish is similar to running a Nintendo-64 game on a Play Station 3. You would need, at a bare minimum, an emulator, don't you think? Exe files are for DOS/Windows, which are operating systems unrelated to UNIX/OS X. For anyone to run them under OS X (that is, not in Boot Camp Windows) for Intel machines, you need either Vine or an emulator, such as VMware Fusion or Parallels.
 

SlCKB0Y

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In a way, what you are trying to accomplish is similar to running a Nintendo-64 game on a Play Station 3. You would need, at a bare minimum, an emulator, don't you think? Exe files are for DOS/Windows, which are operating systems unrelated to UNIX/OS X. For anyone to run them under OS X (that is, not in Boot Camp Windows) for Intel machines, you need either Vine or an emulator, such as VMware Fusion or Parallels.

That's why he was asking about WINE:

Hi,

Trying to run an .exe file but turns out wine is still not capable with maverick.

What source did you install WINE from?
 
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donadoni

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That's why he was asking about WINE:



What source did you install WINE from?

from their own website: winebottler.kronenberg.org/‎

the thing is they still did not release the version for maverick.. thats why im looking for an other option to proceed on.
 

SlCKB0Y

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from their own website: winebottler.kronenberg.org/‎

the thing is they still did not release the version for maverick.. thats why im looking for an other option to proceed on.

Did you try the latest version they have? just because they don't state support for Mavericks doesn't mean it won't work.

http://www.winehq.org/ is the official WINE website but they do not release binaries for OS X.

These guys state support for Mavericks:
http://wineskin.urgesoftware.com/tiki-index.php?page=Downloads
 

ivnj

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Why not just partition the hd in two and use bootcamp. Then you can run all exes.
 

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[MOD NOTE]
Since the OP has his problem solved, I'm locking this to prevent any further arguments
 
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