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[SOLVED] Wine fails to start any applications
mindbound Jul 7, 2023
I am not able to run any program using Wine as of recently on Arch Linux. Every time I try running a Windows program, it fails with the following output:

wine: created the configuration directory '/home/mindbound/.wine'
002c:fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests Could not find dependent assembly L"Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls" (
004c:fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests Could not find dependent assembly L"Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls" (
0054:fixme:actctx:parse_depend_manifests Could not find dependent assembly L"Microsoft.Windows.Common-Controls" (
004c:fixme:bitmap:NtGdiCreateBitmap planes = 0
004c:fixme:bitmap:NtGdiCreateBitmap planes = 0
004c:fixme:bitmap:NtGdiCreateBitmap planes = 0
004c:err:ole:StdMarshalImpl_MarshalInterface Failed to create ifstub, hr 0x80004002
004c:err:ole:CoMarshalInterface Failed to marshal the interface {6d5140c1-7436-11ce-8034-00aa006009fa}, hr 0x80004002
004c:err:ole:apartment_get_local_server_stream Failed: 0x80004002
0054:fixme:bitmap:NtGdiCreateBitmap planes = 0
0054:fixme:bitmap:NtGdiCreateBitmap planes = 0
0054:fixme:bitmap:NtGdiCreateBitmap planes = 0
0054:err:ole:StdMarshalImpl_MarshalInterface Failed to create ifstub, hr 0x80004002
0054:err:ole:CoMarshalInterface Failed to marshal the interface {6d5140c1-7436-11ce-8034-00aa006009fa}, hr 0x80004002
0054:err:ole:apartment_get_local_server_stream Failed: 0x80004002
0024:err:environ:run_wineboot boot event wait timed out
wine: could not load kernel32.dll, status c0000135

After this, several explorer.exe processes remain in memory at 100% CPU use. Killing those yields the following output:

Removing any old prefixes doesn't seem to affect anything. I have installed the latest versions of wine (8.11 from multilib), winetricks (20220411-1 from multilib), and wine-mono (8.0.0-1 from extra). Reinstalling any of these also has no effect.

Since all Proton versions are also failing for me and Proton is, of course, Wine-based, I'm starting to think if this issue and my still-unresolved Proton issue could possibly be related (since the other components, namely Steam and GPU drivers, seem to work fine on their own with native games and other applications).

Last edited by mindbound on 19 July 2023 at 8:37 pm UTC
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