Microsoft Games Missing

  I,Me and Myself 20:23 13 Nov 2005

Tried to have a game of Solitaire earlier but all of our Microsoft games have gone. The PC we have has windows xp in the sytem - we do not have a cd.
What can we do to get the games back?
Is our only option to do a system recovery?
That will mean having to reinstall all extra programs afterwards - which could take ages!

  VoG II 20:25 13 Nov 2005

Borrow a Windows XP CD.

Start, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs. Click on Add/Remove Windows components in the left hand pane.

  Kenneth-266656 20:57 13 Nov 2005

System restore does not affect any program installed before the restore point chosen.

  Stuartli 21:24 13 Nov 2005

If I remember correctly, if you Add the games from Add/Remove Windows Components (CP>Add/Remove Programs>Components>Accessories>Games, XP should reinstall them from the system files.

Worth a try.

  driving man 02:03 14 Nov 2005

on xp games are found in all programs under GAMES older verions of windows eg 95 hid them in accessories

  I,Me and Myself 14:42 14 Nov 2005

Took the advice of stuartli and it has worked! Thanks to you all for taking the time to help me.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

iMac Pro review

3D illustrator Billelis on how to promote yourself on social media

iMac Pro review

Apple Music : comment obtenir 3 mois gratuits ?