Holly and turkey wrote:
....there was at one stage a altered US version of the EXE patch that would work and fix the EU/UK version, but i have no idea if it is still out there on the internet, and have no idea if it would work with Windows 7.
The so called "altered US version of the EXE" is in fact the US version v1.04 ds9dw.exe.
I think you can try the download in the mediafire link I posted yesterday. Not sure if it works, but should worth a try.