Age of empire 2 keeps crashing

i just instaled the trail version for age of empire 2 but i keeps crashing.
i start the games and go through the fist video before the training but when i goes to start the games it crashes
i have noticed that when i starts to load it that my load thing on my mouse gets pixal out in a red color and that the screen goes black and crashes

this is the system report scan i ran.
Manufacturer: Dell inc.
Model: Inspiron 1012
CPU/Ram: 1.667 GHz / 1013 MB
Video Card: Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 3150 Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator 3150
Sound Card: Realtek High Definition Audio

can anyone help me

thanks \
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  1. what os are you using?
  2. windows 7 starter
  3. Try setting the game's compatibility settings to Windows XP. You can do this by right-clicking on the .exe file for the game, selecting Properties, and then the Compatibility tab.
  4. nope it still died on me
    but if we cant get it working the maybe yal can suggest some games that are similar and that will work on windows 7
  5. Age of Empires 3?
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