Here are some useful links from Microsoft on getting older games, and apps to run on XP or later. As these are Microsoft "workarounds" if you have any problems following the steps in these links you would need to contact Microsoft. Unfortunatly we do not have any information other then these tid bits picked up accross the vacuum of the internet:

Run Older Programs on Windows XP

Using Windows XP Compatibility Mode

Feel free to add to this list if you find more resources.