Wielding strange new technologies and hungering for revenge, the Soviet Army invades America. Overwhelmed Allied forces, unprepared for the surprise attack, are decimated. Will freedom be crushed under the heels of Communist aggression. Red Alert 2 is another Real Time Strategy from Westwood the makers of the brilliant Command and Conquer series. This is one of the few RTS that really was modded heavily, and not just limited to new maps and or player models.

Upload a file Report abuse RA2/YR LAN fix (XP, Vista, W7 - x86, x64)
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wsock32.zip
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Borg.Overmind
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Mar 13th, 2009
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This file makes Red Alert 2 and Yuri's Revenge work on LAN even if you don't have IPX/SPX installed. IPX/SPX can be installed in XP, but not in Vista. The file is compatible with all versions of windows XP, Vista and Windows 7. The file is already included in my mod, but I'm making it available for all that want network support for the original RA2/YR or other mods. To install this fix, just extract the .zip into your Red Alert 2 or Yuri's Revenge directory.

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RA2/YR LAN fix (XP, Vista, W7 - x86, x64)
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Bird_of_Prey
Bird_of_Prey Mar 16 2009 says:

Thank you for this! I'll keep it in mind if I ever try and set up another lan game for RA2 (tried it once and it didn't work).

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Moleman2009
Moleman2009 Apr 4 2009 says:

holy crap this actually works, im running windows vista ultimate 32 bit and it works perfectly we were able to get a lan game going rather quickly, i thank who ever did this, also is there one for tiberian sun?

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Borg.Overmind Author
Borg.Overmind May 30 2009 replied:

I will check if TS can also read a winsock file. If not, I'll have to come up with something else.

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XitArS
XitArS May 12 2009 says:

This is so great!

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InStars
InStars Jul 24 2009 says:

This one also works on Tiberian Sun, just extract it in the main TS folder and it works :D

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reeboker
reeboker Feb 9 2010 says:

nice pic, the fix also ;) thx very much

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Allied6m
Allied6m Apr 23 2010 says:

Be sure to also download Tunngle ( tunngle.net ), a VPN tool for playing LAN games online.

After creating your username, and installing Tunngle, just search for Yuri's Revenge room, and join.

See you :)

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Hidraga
Hidraga Sep 8 2010 says:

This is AWSOME! :~D

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cunamo
cunamo Oct 18 2010 says:

you win where Microsoft failed

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jambote
jambote Dec 31 2010 says:

Does it work for Windows 7?

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Luffy97
Luffy97 Jan 12 2011 says:

thanx,man you are the best

mine Windows 7

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AlliedG
AlliedG Feb 17 2011 says:

It should be noted the Internet part of RA2/YR i.e. XWIS will not work when this wsock.dll is present, the host will crash to a black screen and players will not connect.

But for virtual LAN's etc its fine.

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taham_haider
taham_haider May 10 2011 says:

Thnx aLot man,u hv done a reaLLy gud job...em searching for dis actual lan patch...

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jaykeizz
jaykeizz Jun 7 2011 says:

Good work...xD

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NuclearBanane
NuclearBanane Jun 26 2011 says:

It keeps crashing for me. It lets me use the network panel sure but when i play online it crashes.

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arcangel91
arcangel91 Nov 3 2013 says:

Genial me funciono muchisimas gracias por el aporte :D

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Eggman20
Eggman20 Jan 18 2014 says:

This is awesome. However, how can i configure the LAN Settings > Network Card number? it looks like i cant make changes to it. Thanks

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sergioreynel
sergioreynel Apr 3 2014 says:

can anyone help me I have been trying to play lan with my friend but it keeps saying that [player name] does not have [map name] it was working the day before any help would be appreciated I have tried running the game as administrator on both computers and I have tried using this but nothing works :(

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sergioreynel
sergioreynel Apr 3 2014 replied:

I have also tried reinstalling the game

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C&C: Red Alert 2
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