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Freecell Lost

Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by tromda, Jan 5, 2002.

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  1. tromda

    tromda Thread Starter

    Jan 5, 2002
    The freecell that came with my Windows '98 isn't working anymore. It loads, but then the screen is all jumbled when I hit "new game".

    The last time I had my computer in to be fixed, the repair person updated me to a newer version of 98, so when I tried to reload Windows 98, it won't let me.

    All that I really want is to reload the Free Cell game. Can you help?
  2. Rollin' Rog

    Rollin' Rog

    Dec 9, 2000
    One of the problems with FreeCell and other card games is conflicts with other programs -- particularly monitoring programs.

    Try this, before opening Freecell (do it offline), do a ctrl-alt-del and end task everything but Explorer and systray. Then run FreeCell.

    There are known conflicts with symantec products, Grisoft AVG and a few others I can't think of at the moment.

    If you need to remove and reinstall FreeCell, you can do it through Add/Remove programs>Windows Setup>Accessories>Detals>games

    You will need your Windows CD or to enter c:\windows\options\cabs when prompted for a disk.

    ...and welcome to TSG :)
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