The expert bundle doesn't actually support XP, 98, etc.
On the "download the source code" page https://www.torproject.org/download/tor/ ...
Windows Expert Bundle Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000, 2003 Server, ME, and Windows 98SE
The network team doesn't support Windows versions that are past EOL. https://gitlab.torproject.org/tpo/core/team/-/wikis/NetworkTeam/SupportedPlatforms