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A quick (and simple) guide on how to open the RA3 Control Centre.

Posted by Com-Link on May 10th, 2009
Basic Other.

The RA3 Control Centre is needed to access the Game Browser, which is the Replay/Mod launch centre.

There are 2 ways how to open the Control Centre.

1: By going via the Start menu.
The Control Centre should be easily accessible via Start if you used the default install. For those who customized there installation:
Try to find out in which Start-folder you made the Start Shortcut. Then just follow the steps below, and shown on the image.
How to open via Start

























Start -> (all) Programs -> Electronic Arts (default!) -> Command & Conquer Red Alert 3 -> Control Centre note: this is the DEFAULT!!! the map "Electronic Arts" will be created at install, but if you selected another map, search there!



2: Via the DESKTOP shortcut.

If you can't find the Control Centre, you can always try to edit your DESKTOP SHORTCUT (the shortcut you double-click to start RA3, located on your desktop).

How to open via Shortcut




































How this works:
1: Right-click on the shortcut.
2: Select "Properties"
3: Recognize the TARGET LINE
DEFAULT EXAMPLE: "C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Red Alert 3\RA3.exe"
4: Add " -ui" behind it.
Example: "D:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\Red Alert 3\RA3.exe" -ui
NOTE: There needs to be a single space between the (...).exe" and the -ui!!!
If you just put " -ui" behind it and press "Apply", you'll be alerted that you entered a wrong target. With the space, it will work!
5: Press "Apply". If you DON'T receive any warnings, and the Properties screen just closes, it should be okay...
6: Double-click your shortcut. You should see the RA3 Control Centre popping up.

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Now, go to Game Browser, and then switch to the "Mod" tab.
Then select the mod you want to play, and Have fun!

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tt0022
tt0022 May 20 2009, 4:17pm says:

o lol

hollanse eigenschappen

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tt0022
tt0022 Sep 8 2009, 3:11pm replied:

are you hollands? somting

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!!!karmenjell
!!!karmenjell Jan 15 2013, 7:07am replied:

@ com-link...thank you thank you thank you.

for sum reason, not in my start menu - has baffled me for long time.

now i can play mods. yay!!

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kannon_ball
kannon_ball Jul 4 2009, 8:25am says:

there is no game browser button in my control panel
Why?

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Com-Link Author Online
Com-Link Jul 11 2009, 7:50am replied:

Then you need to patch the game to the latest patch.

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isko900
isko900 Jul 20 2009, 8:57am says:

ALERT!!!

I have just Uprising and there is no game browser button in my control panel, what to do? And How to instal a new map in Uprising?

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GodofDarkness
GodofDarkness Oct 14 2009, 4:26pm says:

ya um i look and theres not mod file where you told me to go. should make one or somthing?

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mwamwaha
mwamwaha Jan 23 2010, 2:01am says:

if you want to install a new map in uprising you must go to: c:documents and settings\your username\application data\red alert 3 uprising\maps
if the map maps is not there just make him

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leebarguss
leebarguss Apr 18 2010, 4:37pm says:

Can't you just right click your shortcut and it's there?

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postal456
postal456 Mar 13 2011, 3:12pm says:

how do i do it for steam version??????????

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ARMofORION
ARMofORION Oct 27 2012, 9:50am says:

Just an FYI, anyone with the Ultimate Edition, this DOES NOT WORK. I have tried, and it doesn't launch the menu.

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gonekrazy6
gonekrazy6 Jan 16 2014, 12:51pm replied:

Commandandconquer.com this should fix your problem

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otowon
otowon Jan 27 2013, 3:02pm says:

Hey guys I have Red alert 3 Uprising and I can't find game browser patch 1.12 is compatible with Uprising

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USAFF
USAFF Jan 30 2013, 9:33am says:

Thanks A LOT!

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onsholo
onsholo Mar 22 2013, 12:22pm says:

does this works with the steam version?if yes then where can i find the control center on the steam version?

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nigganigga135
nigganigga135 Mar 1 2014, 8:15pm says:

game browser not there

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nigganigga135
nigganigga135 Mar 1 2014, 8:18pm says:

where do i find it?

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nigganigga135
nigganigga135 Mar 1 2014, 8:34pm says:

someone answer me!!

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SurgeantChan
SurgeantChan May 17 2014, 10:29am says:

HEY NIGGA THERE IS NO GAME BROWSER!

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