This tutorial explains how to add Windows 7 game package to Windows 10.
With the arrival of Windows 10, many unique and interesting features came into existence, like built-in virtual desktops, Cortana, new Start Menu, and much more. However, this is true that some good features also removed, which users want to use in Windows 10. The built-in games package (available in Windows 7) is one of those features, which is removed from Windows 10. Those classic Chess, Spider Solitaire, Minesweeper and other games are no longer available in Windows 10.
However, there is a free package which includes all those games and will help you play those games in Windows 10. You only need to install that package and Windows 7 games will be available on your Windows 10 PC. You can access any game from Start Menu. This package is also compatible with Windows 8.
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How to Add Windows 7 Game Package to Windows 10?
Step 1: Use this link to download a zip file that contains Windows 7 games package. Extract that archive and start the installation process.
Step 2: During the installation process, you need to select components to install. That means you can select which games you want to install. Available games are: Chess, Mahjong, Solitaire, Hearts, FreeCell, and other Internet Games that come with Windows 7. Keep the default settings to install all the games. Or else, uncheck the games that you don’t want to install.
Step 3: Complete the installation and that’s it! All those games will be added on your Windows 10 PC. You also don’t need to restart your PC. Just open Start Menu → click on All apps. You will be able to see the list of all those games in Recently added section.
You can also use the Search box to launch a game.
This Windows 7 Games package is indeed a very good utility for all those users who miss Windows 7 built-in games and looking for some way to use those games on Windows 10 PC. All you have to do is install the package and enjoy those games.