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It's probably too old and looks much worse than I remembered. As a child I used to play Theme Park World, but on the PlayStation 1. The PC version of the very old game exists. I wanted to give that game a try.

On PCGamingWiki, I noticed: "SafeDisc retail DRM does not work on Windows Vista and later (see Availability for affected versions)."

I also noticed: "Download and install the SafeDisc Windows XP Fix for Microsoft Games.". That website link no longer exists, sadly.

So my question is this. Is there any modern methods to get past the SafeDisc DRM thingy? So that I can play such games, like Theme Park World, in modern times?

I'll probably move on quickly, but want to give it a try. No GOG version of the game exists.

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