How can we restore classic Windows games in Windows 7 8.1

through Feature Sites removed microsoft from Windows 8 there is also classic games for desktopCalled and Microsoft Games (Solitaire, Hearts, FreeCell, Minesweeper, Mahjong, Chess etc.), which are replaced by their versions modern (And full-screen), which can be downloaded for free from Windows Store.

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If the preferred desktop versions (Playable in window mode) of the games listed above in their place modern versions, there is a way you can add those games system Windows 8.1.

How can we restore classic games from previous versions of Windows in Windows 8.1?

  • first you need accession at a computer running Windows 7; Navigate to the directory on that computer C: \ Program Files \ (where C: \ it is partition that the system is installed Windows 7) And copy the folder Microsoft Games on a USB Stick (Or external hard drive)

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  • then everything on the computer Windows 7, Navigate to the folder C: \ Windows \ System32 \ and copy CardGames.dll on the same USB device

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  • online USB device used in the steps above to the computer Windows 8.1 and copy the folder Microsoft Games folder C: \ Program Files (where C: \ it is partition is installed Windows 8.1)
  • then place one copy of the file CardGames.dll each of subfolders existing folder Microsoft Games (ie Solitaire, FreeCell, Hearts etc.).

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For games added to the system can roll smoothly, executables these must modified manual in a hex editor (e.g HxD); open the file .exe of each game in a hex editorThen identify the sequence 7D 04 83 65 FC 00 33 0 C83 7D FC 01 0F 94 C0 and replace 7D cu EB (After which obviously save the file).

A faster method to ui patch games copy of the Windows 7 to run smoothly and in Windows 8.1 is to use a third-party utilities named Microsoft Games Patcher you can download here (Credit @mydigitallife).

And ready. If you follow the above instructions exactly, you can play popular classics of previous Windows systems on your version of Windows 8 or Windows 8.1. Enjoy!

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Note: Windows Defender Microsoft Games Patcher utility can identify as potentially dangerous, but you can ignore the warning without any problem.

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How can we restore classic Windows games in Windows 7 8.1

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