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[Guide] Make the retail CD installer works on Windows 10

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In fact, 

Just  22 days (2000/10/2 to 2000/10/24) in AD 2000, Westwood completed the work of RA2 windows 10 installation compatibility. WOW


For some reason, I have both Red Alert 2 English retail CDs and Red Alert 2 Chinese retail CDs.

The Red Alert 2 installer refuses to work on Windows 10 because the "\SETUP\SETUP.exe" [Date 2000/10/2, 1,308,723 byte] in English retail CD not work on Windows 10.

But  the"\SETUP\SETUP.exe" [Date 2000/10/24, 575,488 byte] in Chinese retail CD works on Windows 10.

So i made a modded CD image, just replace the "\SETUP\SETUP.exe" in English retail CD with the one in Chines retail CD and tested.

The modded English retail CD works and sccessfully installed on Windows 10.

So i think the "\SETUP\SETUP.exe" [Date 2000/10/24, 575,488 byte] is the Best solution.  It's completely official and can be founded in most none-English retail CD.










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Nice solution, do you have a download for that newer setup file? I don't have any non-English CD.


How did you make the custom image file?

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I wonder if that applies to all non-English copies of the game. I have French and German discs. Worth a check I suppose.

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