I'm having the same issue as others... on Windows 10, with 1.03 patch installed, and tried the "sc config secdrv start= auto" command, then running both the CD and the desktop link (CD as normal user, desktop link with 'Run as Admin') and no go. Also updated to run win Windows XP SP3 mode.
Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
Same here; the suggested fix and the compatibility mode solutions don't do anything to help. Please let me know if there's another solution.
Additionally, that 1.03 patch sounds pretty good...
SimGolf doesn't run in Win 7 easily and not at all in Win 10. That's because the disc based copy protection is blocked from running by the OS. You can disable this feature in Win 7 if you can find the appropriate patch to uninstall. It cannot be disabled in Win 10.
See page 5 of this discussion, where it has actually been confirmed to work on Win10. Trying to get in touch with CraftMonsterTV for more details.