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Windows 7: Command and Conquer - RedAlert3 - setup not even runs on win7 x64

10 Apr 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 
Command and Conquer - RedAlert3 - setup not even runs on win7 x64

Hi

Almost one month ago, I installed win x64.

Working fine, no problems! All games running smooth... But when I try to install Command and Conquer Red Alert 3, the easetup.exe/autorun.exe does not start at all! Nothing on task manager or no error message either.

Everything updated!

System spec
Phenon x4 925 - 4gb ddr3 ram - 1tb seagate - ati hd6850 - ecs ag785-m

Any ideas why?

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10 Apr 2011   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Backtrack 4 R2
 
 

Have you tried running the installation in compatibility mode? try that and see how you go.
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10 Apr 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I tried with all options turned on.

It executes and then it closes. But nothing else happens.


I tried cleaning all options regarding the easetup.exe on the registry, and after I try to run it I get that window asking if the program was installed correctly. I tried used recommended settings with no success either.

I tried the demo and it worked, but they are different executables anyway.
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10 Apr 2011   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 Backtrack 4 R2
 
 

This might sound like a strange request, but can you make sure there are no references to the installation in Programs and Features.
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11 Apr 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

oh boy, you solved the enigma!!! thanks a lot! never thought in looking over there!
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11 Apr 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional x64 Backtrack 4 R2
 
 

Hope your not being sarcastic, i only ask because i helped someone install the game, it didn't appear to be installing but when i checked programs and features there was an entry there. when the entry was removed, the program installed on the next run through..i don't post suggestions without reason.
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11 Apr 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

No sarcasm at all! It was funny to see it there though, how the installation could be there anyway? Good call!
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11 Apr 2011   #8

Windows 7 Professional x64 Backtrack 4 R2
 
 

It is a strange problem that is true
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10 Jun 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Thanks for your great solution Clinkz! I have been trying to solve this for months, but you finally did it! Great job!
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11 Jun 2011   #10

Windows 7 Professional x64 Backtrack 4 R2
 
 

No worries
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