Trouble installing QuickBooks on Linux using wine. Missing DLLs

I am trying to install QuickBooks 2016 on Linux using wine. I keep coming to the error, during installation, that it cannot find MSVCP120D.dll and MSVCR120D.dll. Numerous sites have pointed out that these are debugging DLLs not normally shipped (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/21707992/msvcp120d-dll-missing). I've tried everything I can think of including different version of wine, 32 and 64bit modes, linking MSVCP120D.dll to MSVCP120.dll ... None of the office workstations have MSVCP120D.dll even though 3 of them have the very same licensed copies of QuickBooks.

I think the bottom line is that I need to find these dll's. Any idea where I can get them? I've searched to no avail.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Wine does not support all applications and there is not much you can do about that.

If you need to do this, get VMware Workstation V14 for Linux and then set up a Windows 7 or 10 Virtual Machine. Install QuickBooks in the VM. That will work.
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Andrew LeniartSenior EditorCommented:
Hi jmarkfoley,

I am trying to install QuickBooks 2016 on Linux using wine.

Interesting exercise. Have you considered 12-year-old scotch? Much stronger and gives a decent kick when skulled! :-)

On a serious note, you may be able to get around the error by making the correct version of the missing DLL file available.

I found 3 versions of it available for download from here:

https://www.dll-files.com/msvcp120d.dll.html

Perhaps a different version to the ones you've got could help?

Disclaimer: I've not had the need to use the above site myself in the past, so I can't vouch for how genuine any files obtained from that site may end up being, but I was able to easily download the .dll you seem to be missing.

Hope that's helpful.

Andrew
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jmarkfoleyAuthor Commented:
Andrew Leniart:
I found 3 versions of it available for download from here: https://www.dll-files.com/msvcp120d.dll.html
Yes, I did find the dlls at that same site. Didn't work. DLL errors were gone but got:
Unhandled Exception:
System.Runtime.InteropServices.MarshalDirectiveException: [MarshalAs] attribute required to marshal arrays to managed code.
  at (wrapper native-to-managed) System._AppDomain:CreateInstance (intptr,intptr,intptr,intptr,intptr)
fixme:msvcrt:__clean_type_info_names_internal (0x613f87c) stub

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John Hurst:
Wine does not support all applications and there is not much you can do about that.
After hours and days of experimentation, I believe QuickBooks falls into this "not supported" category. Yes, I already do have QuickBooks running in a Virtual Machine (Oracle VirtualBox) and it does run fine there. My ultimate objective is to get more platform independent. There are accounting package solutions that run on multiple platforms.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
So I think you should use virtualization. QB is a complicated program
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Andrew LeniartSenior EditorCommented:
I'm a Laphroaig fan myself!

:-)
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