[Wine] Re: Can't install red alert

hellork wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Apr 20 21:51:38 CDT 2010

WHComp wrote:
> Hello, I am new to Linux and just downloaded WINE to play the original RED ALERT.  It doesn't seem like it should be that hard but here is what is happening.  
> I have the game unpacked to a file on my hard drive.
> So, I right click on the autorun.exe and run it with the WINE Application.
> I get the Red Alert startup page but when I click proceed I get an error:
> Z:\automenu.exe
> There is no application associated with the given file name extension
> There is no Z: on the computer so how to I get the autorun to find the automenu.exe file on the hard drive.
> I also tried to run the automenu.exe file directly but get an error saying
> Unable to locate the necessary files
> Please run setup.exe from the disk
> Any help would be appreciated.

automenu is designed to be run from the disk. find setup.exe and run that as it says.
Also, Red Alert is for Windows 95 and you may have to set winecfg to that to make it run. I forget.

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