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I used to play EA Sports FIFA 2001 when I had Windows 2000 and Windows XP.

Now I installed it on Windows 7 and keep the CD in the laptop.
But I got this error message "Please insert the correct CD-Rom, select OK and restart the application".

I don't know what causes this. But without fixing it I could not play the game.

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I am not sure if it is compatibility issue. I just guessed that. –  user147521 Feb 12 '13 at 2:34
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Have you reviewed EA sports link? help.ea.com/article/cd-rom-troubleshooting. And just to be sure, this is the orriginal game disk? not a back up or some other copy? –  Carl B Feb 12 '13 at 3:40
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I have the original disk but I forgot the password so I can not use it. I got this backup disk and it gives me this error. I am going to read the link you gave me. Thanks –  user147521 Feb 12 '13 at 3:51
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@user147521 - What password? If you don't have the original unmodified software installed from the original installation disk we can't really help you. –  Ramhound Feb 12 '13 at 12:36
    
I just tried the original disk. It gives me the same error. Read Me section said about the graphic card in your computer should be compatible with Direct X. I checked that it is compatible with DirectX 11 that came with windows 7. –  user147521 Feb 12 '13 at 17:22

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Try enabling compatibility mode. (Right click the .exe, go to properties, and then the compatibility tab. Check the appropriate checkbox and select Windows XP as the mode to run it in.

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