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Note: Using OpenRCT2 to play will fix this bug and many others, making the game playable on many operating systems.
To fix the RollerCoaster Tycoon color glitch on Windows 7, you need to use a .BAT file or you need to dual boot.
OS Supported with RCT and RCT2
|Operating System||256 Colors,16-Bit color||32-Bit Color|
|Microsoft Windows XP,Vista,2003,2008 and Windows 7 (Build 7600 and Service Pack 1)||
Yes (Only Windows XP but in Windows 7. If you Press Alt+Tab the Colors will be corrupted in Desktop)
(Emulates Windows on Windows Compability Mode with Windows 95 and Windows 98/ME, Disable Visual Themes and Disable Desktop Composition and DEP Enabled and must be restart)
|Windows 95, 98, 98, SE, 2000, 2000Pro and ME||Yes, runs well on Win95, 98, SE, 2000 and ME||Yes, only the latest version of Windows|
Rollercoaster Tycoon runs well at Windows 7.
You can use RCT widescreen mode. But you must make a backup and config it with Hex editor to change resolution.
RCT1 Requires a SVGA Video Card