Links 2001: Cannot open course converter files


When you try to convert a golf course in Microsoft
Links 2001, you may receive an error message that is similar to the following:
Cannot open converter file:


This issue may occur if there is no course converter
available for that course.

This issue may also occur if .cvt files
are not located in the same folder as the converted executable file


To resolve the second issue that is listed in the "Cause"
section, copy the .cvt files into the Convert folder:
  1. Insert the Microsoft Links 2001 Championship disc 1 into
    your CD or DVD drive. Press and hold down the SHIFT key to prevent the
    game from starting automatically.
  2. Double-click My Computer.
  3. Right-click your CD or DVD drive, and then click
  4. Right-click the Convert folder, and then click
  5. Close all the windows.
  6. Right-click anywhere on your desktop, and then click
    Paste. The copy process will start.
  7. Close the Convert folder. Copy the .cvt files into your Convert folder:
    1. Double-click the Convert folder on your
    2. Double-click the CVT folder.
    3. Click Edit, and then click Select All.
    4. Click Edit, and then click
    5. Click the Back button to go back to
      the Convert folder.
    6. Click Edit, and then click
    7. Close the Convert folder.
    For example, to convert a Microsoft Links 2000 course:
    1. Insert the Links 2000 disc 1 into your CD or
      DVD drive.
    2. Double-click the Convert folder.
    3. Double-click the Crx2crz.exe file.
    4. Click From.
    5. Select the CD or DVD drive that contains the
    6. Double-click the CRH folder.
    7. Click the course that you want to convert, and then
      click Open.
    8. Click Convert.


The following courses are supported by the Links 2001
Course Converter:
  • Banff Springs
  • Barton Creek
  • Bay Hill
  • Big Horn
  • Bountiful
  • Castle Pines
  • Cog Hill
  • Congressional
  • Covered Bridge
  • Devil's Island
  • Dorado Beach
  • Entrada
  • Firestone
  • Hapuna
  • Harbour Town
  • Innisbrook
  • Kapalua Bay
  • Kapalua Plantation
  • Kapalua Village
  • Latrobe Country Club
  • Mauna Kea
  • Oak Hills
  • Pebble Beach
  • Pelican Hill
  • Phoenix
  • Pinehurst #2
  • Pinehurst #8
  • Prairie Dunes
  • Riviera
  • Sea Island
  • The Belfry
  • Three Canyons
  • Torry Pines
  • Troon North
  • Valderrama
  • Valhalla

Artikelnummer: 288208 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 14.02.2017 – Revision: 1

Microsoft Links 2001 Standard Edition