Wine: MS Money 2004 + IE6

Ylan Segal ylan.segal at
Thu Jun 8 18:27:37 UTC 2006

Alan McKinnon wrote:
> On Thursday 08 June 2006 14:39, Ylan Segal wrote:
>>After I installed wine and read the docs, I ran the Money 2004
>>setup.exe in the cdrom (through wine) and the installer starts.
>>Soon after it stops with a message saying that Internet Explorer
>>could not be installed and to install it manually from the folder
>>in the cdrom. So I try to do that (wine ie6setup). No dice. It
>>fails with a message saying that IE could not be installed. So, I
>>figure that I would try the latest version of wine and use the
>>instruction on their website to install for Ubuntu (simple steps)
>>and upgrade to wine 0.9.14. Tried all the steps above, but still
>>same results.
> The latest wine does not install IE6 and hasn't done so for many 
> versions. I never investigated it further, as I got the same 
> completely unhelpful error messages from ie6setup.exe.
> I do recall getting it working once, using a version around 0.9.6 or 
> so. There doesn't seem to be any info on about this so all 
> I can suggest is download the sources for each version in turn and 
> compile them till you find one that works.
> Crossover Office works with IE6 though - it might be worth your 
> while to pay the small fee to use Crossover.

Hmm.. I am not really interested in IE per se, I just need Money 2004
and that is not a supported app in Crossover (as far as I can tell) so I
don't know it would be worth it.


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