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A handy application that was especially created in order to help users edit game information and box art in the game explorer provided by the operating system

What's new in Vista Game Explorer Editor 2.16a Beta:

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  • Better Steam support (.url files)
  • Support .bat files
  • Support using custom .lnk files instead of just reading their target. Support CLAs.
  • Able to download BoxArt URL files. Entire box art shown in Picture box.
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Keeping all the installed games in one place and managing them from a centralized location are possible through one of the specialized utilities available on the market, or by using the built-in functionality of the operating system.

More precisely, the Games Explorer introduced in Windows Vista and improved in Windows 7 makes it possible for all users to keep their preferred titles together and, when used alongside a utility like Vista Game Explorer Editor, make any modifications they see fit.

Well organized layout for viewing and editing game information

Islamic books pdf free download. Once the simple installation procedure is complete, the program is ready to be used and during the first run you will have to go through a configuration wizard, so that the installed games can be detected and added to the catalog.

The friendly interface offers a quick way to access all the functions of the application and customize the information associated with each title on the list.

Modify game data and add custom box art

Faces of the underworld series 1 download torrent. Vista Game Explorer Editor is ready to show detailed info regarding each entry it hosts and will allow you to change the game's title, genre, application path, description, release country and date. What's more, with this tool you can alter the developer related data, choose the most appropriate box art image and the icon you wish to have associated with that particular game.

There is a preview functions built-in this software solution, so each box art picture you select can be shown in the right side of the main window. In case you want to revert the changes and use, for instance, the old icon, you can press the 'Restore' button.

A useful tool for personalizing the game information displayed in Game Explorer

All in all, this program seems to be a good addition to the utility belt of all users who want to take care of the installed games. Apart from some occasional glitches, Vista Game Explorer Editor should prove its worth on any supported system.

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by Martin Brinkmann on December 14, 2015 in Games - Last Update: July 05, 2017 - 49 comments

Games that Microsoft shipped with Windows 7 are fundamentally different from those that it included in Windows 8 or 10.

Windows 7 games were the last that were shipped as programs for example, and there were significant differences in the selection of games when compared to Windows 8 or 10.

All Windows games are Modern Apps or Universal Apps in newer versions of Windows, and while that may appeal to some, others may prefer the older games over their newer counterparts.


There are quite a few reasons for that. Most Windows Store games feel bloated when compared to the games that shipped with Windows 7. The older games usually start up faster and the interface they use is a lot simpler as well. Plus, most don't require Internet connections at all.

Another reasons is that these games are not identical, and that some Windows 7 games are not available on Windows 10 at all.

Windows 7 Games for Windows 10

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If your favorite Windows 7 game is not available on Windows 10, or if you prefer classic Solitaire over Microsoft's Solitaire Collection, then you may be interested in installing those classic Windows 7 games on Windows 10 (or Windows 8 if you still run this version of the operating system).

Here is what you need to do:

  1. Download the Windows 7 Games for Windows 8 and 10 installer from WinAero.
  2. Extract the contents of the 146 Megabyte archive to the local system and run the installer afterwards.
  3. The installer displays all Windows 7 games, and it is up to you to install all of them or only select ones.
  4. Games included: Chess Titans, FreeCell, Hearts, Mahjong Titans, Minesweeper, Purble Place, Solitaire, Spider Solitaire, Internet Backgammon, Internet Checkers, Internet Spades
  5. Once installed, you can run all games from the start menu.

The package is multi-lingual, and the games have been prepared specifically to run on newer versions of Windows.

Windows 7 games and their Windows 10 version

The following table lists games that Microsoft shipped with its Windows 7 operating system and games that the company shipped with Windows 10.

Windows 7Windows 10
Chess Titansnot available
FreeCellMicrosoft Solitaire Collection
Heartsnot available
Mahjong TitansMicrosoft Mahjong
MinesweeperMicrosoft Minesweeper
Purble Placenot available
SolitaireMicrosoft Solitaire Collection
Spider SolitaireMicrosoft Solitaire Collection
Internet Backgammonnot available
Internet Checkersnot available
Internet Spadesnot available

As you can see, quite a few games are missing, and the ones that are available, have all been modernized. That's not necessarily a bad thing, but if don't like those new games, or prefer games without ads, then you may want to play those old games instead.

Now You: Do you prefer Windows 7 or Windows 10 games?

Install Windows 7 Games on Windows 10
Find out out to install missing or classic games of Windows 7 on Microsoft's new operating system Windows 10.
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