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#1 kiddingguy

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Posted 19 February 2014 - 22:09

I have installed Windows 8.1 on my parents PC and now they told me that Spider Solitaire isn't there anymore.

I have downloaded the Spider Solitaire Collection, but apparently the original Windows 7 version was better.

 

Is there a way to download and install this Win7 version and install it on Windows 8.1?

And if so, where can I download that particular Spider Solitaire?




#2 Eric

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 00:36

You can probably copy it from a Windows 7 installation. It's called "spider.exe".

All of the solitaire versions are available in the Windows Store solitaire collection but it has ads if you don't pay a "rental" fee for it.

#3 +Aheer.R.S.

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 01:25

Anyone know where it's located in 7?



#4 +Chris123NT

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 01:29

There is a patch necessary to make it work, I'm not sure if it's available anymore but someone made it for all of the win7 games when windows 8 first came out.  I'll try to see if I can find it and I'll post up a link for you.

 

EDIT: Here you go, patch the win 7 game exes with this and they will run just fine on Windows 8/8.1

 

http://rghost.net/us...t-Games-Patcher

 

And here's a post on how to use the tool: http://forums.mydigi...-in-Windows-8-x



#5 +ians18

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 01:30

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\SpiderSolitaire

 

SpiderSolitaire.exe



#6 OP kiddingguy

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Posted 20 February 2014 - 07:17

Thx.
Unfortunately I haven't have a running Win 7 (64 bit) environment anymore. So how do I get these files!

The installed Win 8.1 is also 64 bit.



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