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Can't play Red Alert 2 online. [Answered]

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 11:41 PM

Years ago I played Red Alert 2 on an old computer. I then bought a new game disc(s) and tried to load it onto a Windows 7 new computer. I got the game loaded but it only works as single player. I could not get online. I set up a new account with XWIS and followed the instructions to play the game. It was evident that I could not download the update for use on the installed disc. So, I uninstalled the disc and l downloaded the RA2 game thru XWIS and then the update. I tried to register my game with the serial number from the game I bought, but I still can't get online. I then bought a serial number thru paypal for $10.00 Euro but I never got a serial number and I don't know what to do to get it,
Bottom line is -- no matter what I do I can't get the game to work online.

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Posted 09 August 2012 - 11:47 PM

Did you make a nickname in your control panel?



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Posted 09 August 2012 - 11:49 PM

Yes I made a nickname. Problem is that it seems to try to connect to "Westwood" - not XWIS and it does not go thru.

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Posted 10 August 2012 - 12:10 AM

Start the game --> Internet --> My Information --> Preferred Server --> XWIS

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Posted 17 September 2012 - 07:43 PM

Thanks for letting us know your problem is resolved

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