Does 32 bit WINEPREFIX improve stability?

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sponsor61
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Does 32 bit WINEPREFIX improve stability?

Post by sponsor61 » Wed May 20, 2020 2:19 pm

I have a 10 year old game that crashes a lot under ubuntu 20.04/wine 5.0

I'm using the default Windows 7/64 bit wine settings. In general is it a good idea to try a 32 bit/Windows XP prefix instead. Or is it the case that if a 64 bit WINEPREFIX works at all, switching to a 32 bit WINEPREFIX won't help stability?

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Re: Does 32 bit WINEPREFIX improve stability?

Post by jkfloris » Wed May 20, 2020 4:47 pm

There are games and applications that don't work with Win7 / 64, so you can try it.
If this doesn't work, post the terminal output and the name of the game.

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