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Ancient? Red Alert 2

By dittosabrina
Dec 10, 2006
  1. I've seen a thread here regarding installing Red Alert 2 onto
    a Windows XP Home Edition machine.

    I've tried most of the solutions there. One of them was an incomprehensible list of stuff.....and now I can't find the thread any more.

    Anyway....I've tried the Compatibility Wizard, and no matter what I do I get the same error message, the game won't install

    "Setup.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry
    for the inconvenience"
     
  2. Rik

    Rik Banned Posts: 3,814

    Had exactly the same problem! The only cure i found was to set up a virtual machine with a windows 98 image!!!
     
  3. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    Hmm... Red Alert 2 worked on my XP, Dont know what other people are doing but it works fine to me, I still own noobs with it too ;)

    What do you mean?
     
  4. ForgottenFoxx

    ForgottenFoxx TS Rookie

    The solution is quite simple, right click on the exe file and click on the compatibility applet and then choose Windows 98.
     
  5. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    AH ok Foxx! :D
     
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