Trying to install exes, get Bad Format

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Trying to install exes, get Bad Format

Post by Fox_GAMING_NTF » Mon Jul 29, 2019 4:24 am

I have an RCA Viking Pro Tablet, it's an ARM device.

I installed wine 4.0 ARM apk

I copied over Paint.NET's installation file to C:\Program Files

And when I go to Add/Remove Programs, it just says Error: Bad Format.

I also tried this with Audacity (I'm pretty sure I remember seeing Paint.NET Support for Wine, but I'm Positive I saw support for Audacity)
With the same Bad Format message.

Please help!

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Re: Trying to install exes, get Bad Format

Post by dimesio » Mon Jul 29, 2019 7:19 am

This has been stated many times on this forum: Wine does not do CPU emulation, so the ARM version cannot run x86 binaries.

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Re: Trying to install exes, get Bad Format

Post by Fox_GAMING_NTF » Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:49 pm

Thanks. I'm also trying to do this on my Android phone, which is also ARM. I've seen people click on Run, then Browse, then, when the Explorer is open, the path is /, with all their Android phone's internal folders (eg. acct, cache, config, sdcard, etc.). When I do the same thing, this / path/directory is blank.

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