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The XP patch for Command & Conquer (Special Gold Edition) was released in March 2002, and was the first and only official patch for the Windows version of the game.

Official installation notes

Please copy the thipx32.dll file into your Command and Conquer game directory (C:\Westwood\C&C). This will allow to play on Windows 2000/XP. To uninstall, please delete the thipx32.dll file.

Note* This patch will disable LAN play.

Thank you,''
- Westwood Studios


  • Other than removing LAN multiplayer functionality, this patch is not noted to have improved functionality on Windows 2000, XP, or newer.

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Command & Conquer official patches