Civilization II: Gold Edition--worked in XP--not working in Windows 7

deonandceleste asked on

I checked the compatibility guide, but it's not there.  An older version is, but not the version I use.

It worked fine in XP and it installs and loads up to play, but then this error code pops up:

Civ2.exe has stopped working

A problem caused the program to stop working correctly.  Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.


If I uninstall and then reinstall it, I get this error message:

Unsupported 16-bit Application

This program or feature "\???\E:\WIN_9~13\IVI_95NT.exe" cannot start or run due to incompatibility with 64-bit versions of Windows.  Please contact the software vendor to ask if a 64-bit Window compatible version is available.


When I click on OK, I get this error message:


Could not run the Indeo Installer.

Please run the IVI_95NT.exe from the Indeo directory on the CD.


At one time I could pull up a window (that I can't find now) that said something along the line of "play in Windows XP mode", but it doesn't come up now and it never worked when I tried that too--which is weird because it worked in XP.



Can anyone help me...I tried the CIVfan site, but no one has answered my question there.





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