Command and Conquer: red alert on Windows 7 (Windows 95 game on Windows 7?)

Hello

I am currently trying to install Command and Conquer: red alert on my computer, which is running Windows 7. I have scoured the internet for answers and found the following two sites which, although not specifically designed to Windows 7, I thought may help: http://www.ehow.com/how_4852443_conquer-red-alert-windows-xp.html and http://www.ntcompatible.com/compatdb/details/command_and_conquer_red_alert_windows.html. From the second link, I downloaded the compatibility tools kit which, I suppose, has allowed me to get to step 10 on the first link.

Which means that I did everything up to actually be able to install the game. When I try to install the game I get the following error: "the version of this file is not compatible with the version of Windows you are using. Check your computer's system information to see if you need a x 86 (32 bit) or x 64 (64-bit) version of the program and then contact the software publisher. "I looked at the system information and Windows 7 is a 64-bit program (which many of you probably already know, I'm not very tech savy). In any case, I wonder if there is a way in which I can get this Windows 95 (32 bit of sense game I guess) to run on Windows 7. Any help is appreciated thank you.

Command and Conquer: red alert is not at all compatible with windows 7. Red Alert 3 is good.

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