Online activiation within wine, port 80

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http://askubuntu.com – I have a program that I simply received as an .exe file. Installation seems to work with wine but it asks to activate the product online. The preset is to use the Internet Explorer settings but as I don't have neither Windows nor the Internet Explorer I am stuck. There is a setting to route the request via a proxy server and port 80 but I have no idea what to make of it. How do I activate this port to use within wine? I have tried to uncheck the Use Proxy Server box with the same result: I opened up a terminal to track what wine is doing, navigated to the .exe file and started it. The a (HowTos)