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I no longer can run sotiaire of any of the games on Windows vista. This is not a business edition so clicking on the enable software will not work. I think I corrupted the file somehow. How can I retrieve it. thanks Tony

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  • woltermann Sep 07, 2009

    Good idea but when I tried this what ever whacked my games also wiped out all of my restoration points prior to this time. Any other ideas? thanks Tony

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Tony;

You could restore they system when it was working fine, by using the 'System Restore' Tool that Microsoft provides in the OS.

To perform System Restore, you must be logged on to Windows as an administrator. If this is your personal computer, you are likely already logged on with an administrator account.

To use System Restore to restore Windows XP to a previous state, follow these steps:

  1. Log on to Windows as Administrator.
  2. Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Accessories, point to System Tools, and then click System Restore. System Restore starts.
  3. On the Welcome to System Restore page, click Restore my computer to an earlier time (if it is not already selected), and then click Next.
  4. On the Select a Restore Point page, click the most recent system restore point (or the date you know when solitaire was working fine) in the On this list, click a restore point list, and then click Next.

    Note A System Restore message may appear that lists configuration changes that System Restore will make. Click OK.
  5. On the Confirm Restore Point Selection page, click Next. System Restore restores the previous Windows configuration, and then restarts the computer.
  6. Log on to the computer as Administrator. The System Restore Restoration Complete page is displayed.
  7. Click OK.
If you successfully restored your computer to a previous state, and the computer is performing as it should be, you are finished.

I hope this helped! If you need further assistance on how this process is done I will be more then happy to walk you through. Just let me know.

keiffertech@techie.com
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Posted on Sep 07, 2009

  • Keith Paredes
    Keith Paredes Sep 08, 2009

    Try the Last Known Good Configuration feature is a recovery option that you
    can use to start your computer by using the most recent settings that
    worked. The Last Known Good Configuration feature restores registry
    information and driver settings that were in effect the last time the
    computer started successfully.

    To start your computer by using the Last Known Good Configuration feature, follow these steps:


    1. Start your computer.

    2. When you see the "Please select the operating system to start" message, press the F8 key.

    3. When the Windows Advanced Options menu appears,
      use the ARROW keys to select Last Known Good Configuration (your most
      recent settings that worked), and then press ENTER.

    4. If you are running other operating systems on your computer, use the ARROW keys to select Microsoft Windows XP, and then press ENTER.



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