The game 'Red Alert'

  Mavro 16:59 03 Jan 2007
Locked

My kids (and I!) used to enjoy playing 'Red Alert' but when I try to load it onto my computer running windows xp it won't install saying that it is a 'windows 95 version' ony. Any way round this problem, (other than buying a new game!!!!)
Thanks!

  skidzy 17:03 03 Jan 2007

This may help click here

  skidzy 17:06 03 Jan 2007
  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:42 03 Jan 2007

I play Red Alert and Yuri's Revenge OK on an XP computer.

For windows 95 sounds as if its trying to load a 16 bit version rather than a 32 bit version

click here and click on XP_Fix.EXE
or
Rename the existing file autoexec.nt to autoexec.old (make sure you have not got your system files hidden). Inside the windows folder there should be one called "repair". Within this folder there should be a copy of autoexec.nt. Make a copy of the file and place in the orignal location
click here

  Totally-braindead 18:53 03 Jan 2007
  Mavro 20:25 03 Jan 2007

Thanks everybody, will do as you suggest and report back.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Fujitsu Lifebook P727 laptop review

Microsoft Paint set to die after 32 years

Mac power user tips and hidden tricks

Comment désactiver la saisie intuitive et paramétrer votre clavier ?