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I have been struggling with Command and Conquer Red Alert 2 and the Yuri's revenge expansion for a very long time now.
I have read numerous websites that might have had the solution to the game crashing and the famous: "yuri's revenge has encountered an internal error".

FINALY!! i got the solution, which in my case ended up being very simple.

step 1. Set the game executable to run @ compaibility for windows 98/ME or windows 95.
step 2. Disable anything that may interfere. after 2 months of trial and error, i finaly found out FRAPS crashed my game!
step 3. Run as admin and enjoy.

For most of you this will seem like a useless topic, but trust me, there are plenty of people looking for a solution to this game's problem.
This error also occured for Command and Conquer Tiberian sun. And this one is also solved like this.

So i hope people have some use of this, even those who are spending days, trying to fix the game and end up googling this topic that MIGHT give the solution they need to enjoy their game.
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Good one. But have you tried copying all the games in Program Files and simply run the executable as Admin? Works for me every time with games like Heroes of Might and Magic III, Doom,Monkey Island series, Loom, etc etc etc....
   
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Good one. But have you tried copying all the games in Program Files and simply run the executable as Admin? Works for me every time with games like Heroes of Might and Magic III, Doom,Monkey Island series, Loom, etc etc etc....

Either install the game properly or get a cracked version, in the end when all else fails, check fraps and other programs.

admin and win xp mode are standard procedure.
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