How to get back deleted solitaire and minesweeper
Games not available in windows
I have just installed windows 7 Pro in my laptop. I am searching and can't find the usual games like solitaire, freecell and minesweeper. I have the games explorer but it is empty. Do i have to download this games, how and where can i do so?
No Games (like Solitaire) in Start Menu
Just finished a clean install of Win7 Pro. Haven't installed anything else yet, just looking around. There are no games, such as solitaire, in the Start Menu. There is a Games folder, but I think that's for online games. Where are all the usual games?
How to Restore the Default Games
This will show you how to restore the default Windows 7 More Games, Chess Titans, FreeCell, Hearts, Internet Backgammon, Internet Checkers, Internet Spades, Mahjong Titans, Minesweep, Purple Place, Solitaire, and Spider Solitaire games in the Games folder.
Technique to get back photos from recycle bin?
I had some photos which were saved on the desktop of my computer. Thinking that I have saved them in my external drive I deleted them. They were in recycle bin for some days and I deleted them from there too.
When I realized my mistake and wanted them back. I wanted to know if there is any method to get back photos which were deleted from recycle bin?
Not all games are available, after upgrading from vista
Went to control panel-turn windows features on-off. All the games are checked but some are missing under games.I am looking for spider solitaire.
Retrieve a deleted email that has already deleted from deleted file
How do retrieve a deleted email from a deleted filed that was deleted?
Recover Safely Deleted Video Library
My video library file was edited in such a way that it was "safely deleted" from my laptops hard drive. Now, you see, this is something that I never wanted and would have avoided at all costs. it just sort of did.
is there any way to get it back or to program another videos.library-
What's the best way to backup on Windows 7?
I have a laptop running Windows 7 that I share with my wife. I want to back up her User Files, My User Files and the Public User Files, pictures, videos, music, etc. I have a 250 GB WDPassport Portable Hard Drive that I use to back up to.
The total space shown on the Portable hard drive is 233 GB with Free Space of 213 GB.
Total file sizes to backup are as follows:
Wife 2.32 GB
Me 24.7 GB
Public 76.1 GB
I used to use Karen's Replicator to copy and, sync files but I found that because it kept the backed up files that I had deleted from the original directories. I tried using Windows backup but after letting it run all night, it told me that my total back up file size was 95 GB and that there wasn't enough room on the backup drive.
I don't know, if I have 213 GBof Free Space, it seems like 95 ought to fit in there twice, with room left over.
(I also used to use Sync Toy but we had an, almost, disaster, at work. We had made a bunch of file folder changes to a shared directory, so I deleted the directory from the backup drive, to"start over", and instead Sync Toy, seeing the files deleted from the backup, deleted them from the original.)
I do like the idea of being able to backup files in their native format, not have some wadded up ball of data that has to be "restored". What is the best way to do this? Free? It doesn't seem like it should be this hard.
Back up and restore: frequently asked questions
Here are answers to some common questions about backing up and restoring files. What backup tools does Windows provide? How much storage space do I need to back up files? How do I view the contents of my backup? How do I restore files? Can I recover files that I have accidentally deleted? How do I get my files back if my computer stops working?
How do I find the Trash Bin Folder on my Harddrive?
Is there a way that I can locate the folder where all the deleted files are kept until they are deleted permanently? My friend deleted some files on my computer and now windows wont start.
Restore Default Desktop Gadgets
In this tutorial I am going to show you how to restore the default desktop gadgets, in case you deleted / uninstalled some of them and now you decided that you want them back. In Windows 7 you will not need to search online to install them back again. So in this tutorial I'm going to delete some of them and then I'm going to show you how easy it is to get them back.
Remove Microsoft Games altogether from Windows 7?
I am spending much too much time with Solitaire. How do I get rid of Microsoft Games altogether - not just remove the feature, as I can always just re-check that box.
no games for windows 7?
i just want to ask if there is really no games pre-installed in windows 7. because when i installed it on my laptop, the games folder is empty. just asking for the free games usually included in old windows os like freecell, minesweeper, spider, and other games.
Restoring deleted files (empty recycle bin)?
So I had accidentally made a shortcut to a very important file, and without realizing it, I deleted the main file. I want to know if there is anyway to restore deleted files (after emptyingthe recycle bin) without downloading a program? I cannot afford to buy a program for that right now.
I did, however, find that my computer does still have all the files in the $Recycle.Bin, and I'm able to get to the area, but I want to know if I can restore the files in there by myself.
Data recovery: Recover Deleted Files
Sometime u delete important files accidently then the first thing you will do is panic.But I am going to teach you how you can recover your deleted files.
Batch File to turn on and off broadband
A while back I asked for assistance in turning my Win 7 Broadband on and off, I got some guidance about desktop Batch files to get the job done and installed my very 1st batch files. They worked great till yesterday and for whatever reason I could not turn broadband off.
I deleted the disable batch and redid it and still no success. I did a reboot after that install and that did not help.
So I decided to leave it alone till this morning shut down the PC and when I fired it up this morning both enable and disable batch file were back working as they should.
I'm not use to this because when Murphy's law slaps me I usually stay slapped for a longer period of time.
Back up your files
To help ensure that you don't lose your files, you should back them up regularly. You can set up automatic backups or manually back up your files at any time. Watch this video to learn how to back up your files.
What is The Recycle Bin?
The Recycle Bin is a folder with a fancy icon where files and folders that you have deleted are stored. They have not been permanently removed from your hard drive(s), they were only "moved" to this special folder. To put it simply: the Recycle Bin is the place where the references towards your deleted files and folders are kept.
Old windows games won't run on Windows 7
I love the old games of Freespace and Minesweeper, the ones that came out (probably?) with Win98. With Vista came new "sytlized-up" versions that I don't like--they are too fancy, harder to read, are missing some handy play features.
So, I blindly tried copying the old .exe files onto the Vista computer, did the same with cards.dll, and was pleased to see that they ran just fine. I did the same with an XP computer. This was great!
64-bit, running Windows 7 (64-bit), and I find that these applications will not run. In fact NONE of my old favorite (MS) games will run. I get an error sayingthat the files are incompatible with the current OS.
I'm guessing this means I can't run the 32-bit applications on the 64-bit computer, but why should this matter? or should I just give it up?
Laptop won't recognize cd/dvd drive
My daughter's laptop has deleted the driver for the CD/DVD drive, and I think it happened after an automatic Windows 7 update. when we put a music or video disk in the drive, it spins (machine is trying to read it) but then after 60-90 seconds nothing happens.
The drive doesn't appear in the Device Manager, and I'm not sure how to get it back. I have a spare drive which I swapped in, just in case it was a hardware failure, but still nothing happens.
(HP Pavilion DV2615NR, Windows 7)