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Can't install Red Alert

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So I got the first Red Alert yesterday cause I miss playing it. And when I try to install it, I can't, cause #1 I have 64-bit and #2 I have Windows 7, which obviously isn't compatible. Is there an easy way around this? Is it easier to just run it in Windows 98 in a virtual box?
post #2 of 4
Did you try running the installer using compatibility mode yet?

Also, Red Alert was one of the very first RTS games I ever played. Still have my original CDs :3
post #3 of 4
C&C and C&C: Red Alert are both free, I think?

http://www.computerandvideogames.com...-conquer-free/
    
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Yeah, firstly run the setup in compatibility mode, and then the actual .exe to run the game.
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