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I tried to install vcrun2008 but i always get

vcrun2008 install completed, but installed file /home/bla/.wine/dosdevices/c:/windows/winsxs/x86_Microsoft.VC90.MFC_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_9.0.30729.6161_x-ww_028bc148/mfc90.dll not found

I installed winetricks from the Ubuntu Software Center, then i read about manual install and installed it manually into my home directory. But the manual install is not active when I uninstall the Ubuntu Software Center version.

How can i install the latest version from Ubuntu Software Center? Or how can i install vcrun2008 with the USC?

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You can add vcrun2008, or any other Windows component or .dll, using Winetricks.

  • Open Winetricks
  • Select the profile that you want to add the .dll to (e.g. the default)
  • Select "Install a Windows DLL or component"; click OK
  • Select the component(s) you want installed; click OK
  • Follow the handy dialog boxes

Good luck!

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You cannot install it using USC.

You can download the required dll from, and then simply copy it into the C:\Windows folder (within the WINE directory).

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