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  • Freeware Spotlight — Win7 Games for Windows 10 and 8

    Posted on Tracey Capen Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

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    This topic contains 10 replies, has 9 voices, and was last updated by  Microfix 1 week, 5 days ago.

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    • #1968252 Reply

      Tracey Capen
      AskWoody MVP

      BEST UTILITIES By Deanna McElveen Moving from Win7 to Win10 is somewhat like moving to a new town. Sure, many of the big stores are in both places, bu
      [See the full post at: Freeware Spotlight — Win7 Games for Windows 10 and 8]

    • #1968720 Reply

      lylejk
      AskWoody Lounger

      Now that’s awesome.  Finally got use to using the Solitaire collection (with the occasional commercial) but would beyond rather run my games locally.  Thanks for the share.  Scanning the zip file now (yes; paranoid I am) and then will install it.   🙂

      • #1969486 Reply

        anonymous

        It’s not free with the pushed out Ads as there are free versions with no ads whatsoever.

    • #1968787 Reply

      anonymous

      When I moved from Windows XP to Windows 10 pro, I copied the Free Cell.exe and Solitaire. exe files from the system 32 folder of Windows XP and pasted them into the same folder of my Windows 10 setup.   I then created a shortcut and pinned it on my start menu.   I go to start and click the shortcut and …… viola……I am now playing my favorite games once again on Windows 10.    No need to install any games from software….just copy and paste…..try it!!

      • #1969239 Reply

        Microfix
        Da Boss

        Yes this does work but aesthetically, it’s quite a crude looking version amoungst the glorious beauty of W10 /snark. The installer version linked in this article is far better IMO

        ********** Win7 x64/x86 | Win8.1 x64 | Linux Hybrids x64 **********

    • #1969006 Reply

      Keveros
      AskWoody Plus

      Love being able to Play the Classics BUT..!  Every time Windows Updates, they get deleted by Microsoft..!  Quite maddening and Tedious..!  I am amazed they CAN delete software from your computer as they please..!!!!!

      • #1969378 Reply

        CADesertRat
        AskWoody Plus

        Love being able to Play the Classics BUT..!  Every time Windows Updates, they get deleted by Microsoft..!  Quite maddening and Tedious..!  I am amazed they CAN delete software from your computer as they please..!!!!!

        Yeah, every Feature Update seems to knock it out but I just keep the install file in a folder in Downloads so it only takes a minute to reinstall. I’ve been using the aero win 7 games since 1507.

        Don't take yourself so seriously, no one else does 🙂
        4 Win 10 Pro currently 1809 (3 Desktops, 1 Laptop).

    • #1969319 Reply

      rc primak
      AskWoody_MVP

      Tetris for Windows 10:

      https://softfamous.com/tetris/

      -- rc primak

    • #1970282 Reply

      EP
      AskWoody_MVP

      About the “Win7 Games for Windows 10 and 8” – these may get removed when doing full feature OS upgrades for Win10 (like upgrading from 1803 to 1809 OR 1809 to 1903). so you will need to re-install them

      • #1971137 Reply

        Microfix
        Da Boss

        Installing Win7 Games for Windows 10 and 8 on Windows 8/8.1 this just doesn’t happen. Thanks for reminding me why I prefer Windows 8.1 so much over W10 🙂

        ********** Win7 x64/x86 | Win8.1 x64 | Linux Hybrids x64 **********

    • #1970507 Reply

      kdock
      AskWoody Plus

      I’ve used these games for quite a while, now. One memorable Windows update not only deleted the games, but searched and found the installation file and deleted that, too.  Fortunately, I also had it on a USB drive.

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