In order to play this game on Windows 7 Starter OS, you can try running it in Compatibility Mode. Also, you can download and install Windows Virtual PC from the following official website. Using this software, you can emulate an older OS in which you can play the game (like Windows XP OS).
Also, if you have a multi-core processor, you can try to configure your computer to use only one core. To do that, you need to go to Start -> in the search bar type 'msconfig' press Enter and a new windows should pop up. In the new window, go to Boot tab -> Advance options -> and select 1 at Number of processors, then restart the computer.