I need more details.
Your graphic card
A screen of error report would be nice
Did you manually install it or just started from CD?http://www.nogutsnogalaxy.net/forum/index.php?topic=4364.0
Check here if you installed it right way. It's windows 10 tutorial but steps are 80% identical to what to do to get it work with other versions.
Windows 7-10 need Direct Play pre-installed from Microsoft to play mc
Windows XP needs net framework 4.0 to play mc.
On windows 98 I only can start game with ATI graphic chip.
When u started high resolution like 1900X1080 I recommend using lower resolution like 1024X768 first and go higher step by step impeded to find out when systems starts to suffer on it.