Fresh Windows Installation but not games
I just installed Win 7 Pro, and when I go out to the Games Explorer, there are no games
listed. I've turned off some Win 7 services for security and I'm wondering if there is a
specific service which is required to run games.
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Windows comes with a variety of games to play. There are board games, card games, multiplayer Internet games, and even games for kids. You'll find them all in the Games folder. To start playing, just open the folder and double-click a game icon.
This will show you how to do custom installation of Windows 7 to have a new clean install of Windows 7, but with everything from your current Windows installation backed up into the Windows.old folder during this custom installation. After the custom installation, you can copy any files you wanted back from within the C:\Windows.old folder back into your new installation of Windows 7 and delete the Windows.old folder when finished.
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.
I am on XP now and i have bunch of save game files from lots of new games.Now,can i install clean windows 7,install all these games again on 7 and then transfer those save games from XP (which i previously put on external hdd) to fresh install games on win 7.
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?
I recently installed the demo for the game Cities XL on windows 7. For some reason when I check the games box in windows explorer all the shortcuts for my other games and all the Windows games are missing except for the cities XL demo shortcut.
I recently installed Windows 7 64-bit on my 1TB hard drive, and have Windows XP 32-bit on my other 300GB Hard drive.
I am in the process of reinstalling / moving my games over to Windows 7 from XP.
Now this may be tough to answer, and may depend on the game, but:
Where do I put my saved games?!
I have 2 "sets" of saved games from XP; The ones that were in My Documents, and the ones that were in My Games.
Where would I put them so they work on Windows 7?
So far I have tried putting them in:
User/My Documents/My Games
None of these so far have worked for the games I've installed / moved.
I can list the games I'm moving / installing if needed.
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I was re-installing windows 7 and during the installation my computer turned off. Now when I turn my computer back on it won't let me resume the installation of windows 7. I do not have the windows disc because my computer came with windows 7 on it.
I've tried to use the F8 commands to fix it but nothing seems to work. I am just trying to some how get windows files that are still on my computer to work and let me re-install it.
If you can't upgrade your computer running Windows Vista to Windows 7, you'll need to select the Custom option during Windows 7 installation. A custom installation doesn't preserve your programs, files, or settings. It's sometimes called a "clean" installation for that reason. A custom installation is more complex, and it can sometimes take a couple of hours to complete. We created this five-step tutorial to help guide you through the entire process each step of the way.