Pop the disk in and let it start, then shut it off. Go into windows explorer and click on the optical drive you have the cd in. In the right panel look for the .exe that installs the game. Right click on the .exe and choose properties, then the compatibility tab, choose win xp sp3 and the game should install when you next double click the install .exe. Sounds like a lot to do but is very simple.
i think i found the answer those expansion discs were 16 bit and windows os win 7 cant handle 16 bit .. the original game disc was 32 bit luckily i dont really need to install the expan just copy a few files into the folder
Your statement don't make sense. Why would they make the expansions in 16 bit and the main program in 32 bit? All you have to do is find the .exe file that installs the expansion and right click on it, go down to properties, go to the compatibility tab and choose XP sp 2 or 3 and it will install just fine. You could use win 98 for that matter.