How to install a windows driver on Wine using .inf file

This tip is important when you don’t have an executable driver installer, but only the .inf file and its driver DLLs:

    Open a console terminal
    type: wine cmd
    Now you are in an good old fashioned 'dos' style command session
    Use cd to navigate to where you have unpacked the driver zip file
    Now enter this command:
    rundll32 setupapi.dll,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 128 ./yourfile.inf
    Copy the .dll file(s) to ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32/

Now try to run the application that needs of this driver.


If you are looking for a FTDI driver to work with Windows application on Wine, then this Linux wrap driver could be used:


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s