Microsoft Games Missing

  I,Me and Myself 20:23 13 Nov 05
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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 05

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 05

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

  Stuartli 21:24 13 Nov 05

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 05

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 05

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

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