Command & Conquer: Red Alert Game Free Download & Install Guide

Author: Glenn Scrima

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First Download The Free
Game Command & Conquer: Red Alert:

Choose from one of the following sites.



Free game download unavailableAbandonia : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download availableXTC Abandonware : Download Game : Download Instructions


Free game download unavailableMr Old Games : Download Game : Download Instruction


Free game download unavailableThe House of Games : Download Game : Download Instructions



Next Download & Install the Emulator Dosbox on Windows:

Go To: http://www.dosbox.com > Downloads Tab > Click the Windows version (Under the Dosbox category)


Dosbox homepage
Next: Run the downloaded installer file and install Dosbox on your hard drive in the directory C:\Games\RedAlert. Simply entering this will create these folders for you.

Dosbox
Next: Open the Games folder then the RedAlert folder within it. Locate and then run Dosbox by double clicking on the Dosbox program icon.

Dosbox program
Next: At the the command prompt in Dosbox type "config -writeconf dosbox.conf" and then press the "Enter" key.

Creating the Red Alert game config
Next: Type "exit" to exit Dosbox.

Exit DOS
Now: Locate and right click on the Dosbox config file. Click "open with" & select notepad.

Red Alert game config
Finally: Scroll to the bottom. We are going to place some text below [autoexec]:

mount c c:\games\redalert
c:
cd redalert
rungame

Save and exit the config file when you are finished.


Now Lets Extract The Command & Conquer: Red Alert Free Game Download:

First: Right click on the Command & Conquer: Red Alert game file you downloaded to your hard drive and click on "Extract All".


Extracting the Red Alert game
Then: Click the "Next" button when the extractor launches. You will be asked where you would like to extract the Command & Conquer: Red Alert game files, select "C:\Games\RedAlert" . When you're done click "Next" again and the game files will begin to extract.

Zip program

Veni, Vidi, Vici!:

Command and Conquer Red Alert
Click on the Dosbox program in the RedAlert directory and the game Command & Conquer: Red Alert will begin, enjoy!

FAQ:
The config file is missing what do I do?
The game won't run on Windows Vista. What should I do?
The game runs sluggish. Is there a way to improve this?
How do I make the game launch in fullscreen mode?
How do I change the amount of RAM available?
How do I mount a hard drive or CD-ROM drive in Dosbox?
How do I change my machine type in Dosbox?
How do I capture a screenshot during gameplay?
I can't download from Abandonia. What should I do?
How do I close or exit Dosbox?

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Very works!

Anonymous said...

download link needs updating as its no longer on the xtc abandonware site