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Old 11-05-2007
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Unhappy Old XP games on Vista - help please

Apologies if this has been raised before on the Forum - I tried searching FAQ with no luck. My elderly father asked his local supplier to supply him a replacement computer for his four year old one. They have loaded the Business Vista edition and he can't find the games that he used to play each evening (Solitaire etc). Which edition should he have had to get the old XP games and can he "upgrade" from Business to say, Home Premium. Advice would be really appreciated - he's getting a bit stressed! Many thanks

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Here is how to find them in vista business edition:

1. Click Start
2. Click Control Panel
3. Click Programs
4. Click Programs and Features
5. Select Windows features on or off from the left column
6. Accept the UAC
7. Check the Games checkbox
You can now see the games. A couple of them have changed from XP, but I think it'll keep him busy.
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thanks - you have made an old man ('s daughter) very happy
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Just for your info : Bowing down to pressure from Employers and the Corporates, the Business and Enterprise editions of Windows Vista, had Games disabled by default ! Apparently Minesweeper has apparently been responsible for millions of hours of lost productivity !
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can we say JFK
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Minesweeper has apparently been responsible for millions of hours of lost
I can't deny wasting a few hours in front of Minesweeper.
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