1.    10 Aug 2015 #1
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    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!
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  2.    10 Aug 2015 #2
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    I took one look at that opening front page and uninstalled it off my computers.

    What a mess!
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  3.    14 Aug 2015 #3
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    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.
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  4.    14 Aug 2015 #4
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    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!

    Cheers.
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  5.    16 Aug 2015 #5
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    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
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  6.    16 Aug 2015 #6
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    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
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  7.    16 Aug 2015 #7
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    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
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  8.    16 Aug 2015 #8
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    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.
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  9.    16 Aug 2015 #9
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  10.    17 Aug 2015 #10
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    Thank you I followed both your posts and now I have my favourite card games back on my pc

    Great help thanks
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