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Old 08-17-2004, 04:55 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Installing old games on win XP

I've got command and conquer red alert and i'd really like to install it on my new computer which has windows xp. When installing I get the error message "Windows 5.1 is currently running. This version of Red Alert if a windows 95 only product"

I was wondering if there is anyway to tweak it so I can get my game running.

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Old 08-17-2004, 04:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Use the Program Compatability Wizard in your Accessories menu to fool the program into thinking it has Windows 95.

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Old 08-17-2004, 09:29 AM   #3 (permalink)
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On my XP Red Alert1 does run very well...
With Command & Conquer I had to edit the conquer.ini file to match my soundcard. btw the compatibility wizard does not work with me, I tried to run Warzone2100 on XP with compatibility wizard, but it doesn't run, so I don't think it will help for C&C either. You better install Windows98 and make a dual boot
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Old 08-18-2004, 06:22 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Well I used the compatibility wizard and it installed, but it doesn't run....I guess thats a step in the right direction.

When running it I get the error message "The procedure entry point SMapLS_IP_EBP_12 could not be located in the dynamic link library KERNAL32.dll"

Can anyone make any sense of this message, maybe I can edit the conquer.ini file???
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