Windows 10: Ads on pre-installed MS Solitaire Collection? Solved

  1.    10 Aug 2015 #1

    Ads on pre-installed MS Solitaire Collection?

    Many seem to be saying this app has ads and you have to pay to stop them. Is this true?

    I have tried it, and after forcing it to stop talking xbox rubbish, it didn't seem to flick up ads.

    Looking to assuage my sister's worries!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    10 Aug 2015 #2

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Capture.PNG 
Views:	9 
Size:	1,023.1 KB 
ID:	30436

    I took one look at that opening front page and uninstalled it off my computers.

    What a mess!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    14 Aug 2015 #3

    If you were to scroll to the bottom of the home page of the above screenshot, you will see a banner ad. During a game of Spider Solitaire, there are no ads. On the game over screen, there is an ad. When I clicked on the upgrade to premium button, there were choices for $1.49 for one month or $9.99 for one year.

    I don't find the ads to be obtrusive.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4.    14 Aug 2015 #4

    Thanks for that input. Appreciated.

    I found an installer for the old Win 7 games and I think I will get my sister to use those. All the old favorites as we once knew them!

      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5.    16 Aug 2015 #5

    Hi I am having trouble with these I can use the one with adds but looking on this forum I found someone giving a download for the old games but it wont play on my pc. I would pay for the games but I cannot sign in and Microsoft help chat couldn't help either
    I miss my card games
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  6.    16 Aug 2015 #6

    Windows 10 is Free - but you will have to pay for everything else...

    MS can sell a OS once every 10 years or charge you a monthly or yearly subscription fee for the apps..

    Google, Apple, Android and now MS - all give the OS away - because they want the subscription revenue
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  7.    16 Aug 2015 #7

    Thanks for your reply - my problem is I cannot play solitaire offline and when I play it online it asks to log in using a ms account so I use my outlook email but it doesn't recognise it to log in ... so I wont buy until I can log in
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8.    16 Aug 2015 #8

    You can play the games app without a sign in. Just try everything to skip the sign in (can't remember how exactly I did it now!) and after that it doesn't ask.

    If you want the win 7 games, search on youtube (win 7 games for win 10) and find clip by mjd7999. There is a download link on the header. At your own risk, but my scan didn't pick up anything after installing it, but make your own mind up on this.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  9.   My ComputerSystem Spec

  10.    17 Aug 2015 #10

    Thank you I followed both your posts and now I have my favourite card games back on my pc

    Great help thanks
      My ComputerSystem Spec


Related Threads
How to disable Telemetry and Data Collection in Windows 10 Windows 10 now comes with the telemetry feature enabled by default which collects all sorts of user activity and sends it to Microsoft. Unfortunately, Microsoft has provided no way to...
Greetings, I'm running Win 10 Build 9860 and I find neither Microsoft Solitaire Collection nor Microsoft Sudoku installed from the Store (xBox versions, I think) will run. They look like they are starting, but then the dots in a circle freeze and...
I cannot download sol collection from the store, also the sore will not open from the start menu.
I don't know about you, but I've used Winamp for over a decade. It's been my favorite media player, and still is. Nullsoft is (was) an amazing group of developers. Nullsoft's other works like NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is still...
I run the MS Solitaire Collection on Win8.1 and login using my local account. So, I tried to download this from the Windows Store and, after I supplied my MS account credentials, it wanted to switch me over to running from my MS account -- which...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 13:38.
Find Us