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Picture says it all. Is there any way to fix this?

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up vote 5 down vote accepted

Right click the setup.exe and on permissions tab, tick execute checkbox.

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If the file you are trying to run is on a CD, then you need the CD mounted in a specific way to make these executable files.

Probably the easier way would be to open a terminal, move to the directory that has the executable file, then type in wine ./filenametorun.exe.

I don't quite understand why, but the command line will work if double-clicking doesn't.

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That's because the .exe is just a parameter to the wine program - which IS marked as executable. – Jazz Aug 15 '12 at 5:47

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