There are some files involved, you can grab them from here: Red Alert 2 for Windows 8
When you try to run Red Alert 2 on Windows 8, you may get the following error message:
FATAL String Manager failed to initialized properly
Error – Unable to set the video mode.
Or your game may run extremely slowly. To find the cure, check out the video below:Tags: cnc, command and conquer, red alert, red alert 2, windows 8, windows 8.1