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I want to delete games from Windows XP

I would like to delete Freecell, Solitaire, Minesweeper etc from my Windows XP machine. (home edition, service pack 2) I tried Add/Remove Windows Components, went through to Accessories and Utilities, went to Details and Games, checked the box, clicked OK, and it seemed to run - but the games are still there!

Please advise!

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    Dan Fost Jan 05, 2009

    Hi - thank you for the suggestions. I am the only person who uses this computer so I am the administrator - it never asks, at any rate. I'd be happy to disable the games. I have found them using your suggestions, but still am unable to remove them.

    Actually, I think I just did it! I *UNCHECKED* the boxes next to the games, and away they went!

    Thank you!


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You can't delete them but you can disable them. Go to control panel. Click add/remove programs. Click Add/remove windows components from the left side. Games is under accessories.

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You need to go to Start>>Control Panel>>Add remove programs.

On Add remove programs click "Add Remove Windows Components" and remove the games, you must be logged in as administrator, or with a user with administrator privileges.

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