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(NT) how do I run a windows 95 program when I have windows x

by ghengisk78 / May 21, 2006 6:17 AM PDT

I am trying to run command and conquer red alert for windows 95, but I have windows xp. Is there a patch that I can download to make this possible?

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Have you tried the Compatibility Wizard?
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / May 21, 2006 6:25 AM PDT

Goto Start > Help & Support and type in Compatibility Wizrd in the search box.

Xp can run many older games, but you may have problems with some.

The Compatibility Help pages gives you two options; Run the wizard or change settings manually.

I hope this helps.


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by danthevan / May 21, 2006 11:17 AM PDT

go to where your program is installed find the exe file right click go to properties then the compatibility tab there you can change the program to run on all windows platforms hope this helps dan

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by PKsteven / May 21, 2006 11:59 AM PDT
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