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Win 8 solitaire in full screen only

  1. #1


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    Windows 8 64-bit

    Win 8 solitaire in full screen only


    Is it possible to play Win 8 solitaire without being in full screen?

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  2. #2


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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    only if you use windows 8.1 or if you use a third-party program like ModernMix.
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  3. #3


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    Windows 8 64-bit


    Cool, thanks.
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    N. Calif
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    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    ... or download a non-Metro solitaire game which is what I did.
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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there
    Or download the Windows 7 Classic games --they work just fine

    download from my dropbox account. (This contains ALL the old Windows 7 Classic games).

    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9rypo5zxfp5d767/tRhHGG6zys

    Install the 32 / 64 bit depending on your system

    Cheers
    jimbo
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    Windows 8 64-bit


    Thanks Jimbo, tried your 64 version, it installed great but wouldn't run at all. Tried everything. No problem, I'll use the stock Win8...now that I think about it, I need the big screen to see better anyway...thanks again you guys.
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    N. Calif
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    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 Pro (tablet), W10 (laptop)


    I installed the 64-bit version of the MS Games downloaded from jimbo45 and it worked fine for me.
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    Hafnarfjörður IS
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    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there
    These also work on W8.1 too -- remember though on Windows 8.1 there's a separate APPLICATIONS screen different to the START screen and all applications are installed initially to the APPLICATIONS screen so if you look on the start screen you won't find them. !! You can pin applications to the start screen / taskbar / desktop as before and you can set the APPLICATIONS screen to appear first when you choose START on the navigation screens.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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Win 8 solitaire in full screen only
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