The same happens to me!! I have a toshiba and i just got the roller coaster tycoon 3 platinum edition and i tried to play it, but i couldn't there was the same odd message saying:
Program: C:\Program Files\Atari\RollerCoaster Tycoon 3\RCT3.exe
abnormal program termination
and also my disc drive won't open too i have to shut down my computer to get it out!!
This is so frustrating, i want to play, and also i'm not very good at the computer so i don't know what's the compability mode, can you help me?? ;S