1. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1
    Windows 10
       28 Oct 2014 #1

    Solitaire Collection from MS Store Won't Run


    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 the app minimizes. I've installed-uninstalled-reinstalled to no avail.

    Anyone else having this same problem?

    Or is Microsoft cleverly disabling their own games to enhance the productivity of Windows 10?
    (Bosses everywhere will rejoice.)

    Thanks for any help.
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  2. Joined : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 658
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)
       28 Oct 2014 #2

    I can't get either of them to work either so I think they simply aren't compatible with Build 9860.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3.    29 Oct 2014 #3

    Hi there

    Strange that -- as the CLASSIC Solitaire type games from Windows 7 run without any problem. !!!!! I still prefer THAT version of Spider solitaire to the Store one anyway.

    Cheers
    jimbo
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  4. Joined : Oct 2013
    N Calif
    Posts : 658
    W10 Pro (desktop), W10 (laptop), W10 (laptop), W10Pro (tablet)
       29 Oct 2014 #4

    Yeah, I have the Win 7 Spider Solitaire installed on my Win 10 VM and it works fine. I only tried the other ones that AlbusD asked about to see if they worked for me or not.
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  5. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 1
    win 10
       18 Aug 2015 #5

    same


    having the same problems here, started this morning. Worked fine yesterday. Any word?


    AlbusD said: View Post
    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 the app minimizes. I've installed-uninstalled-reinstalled to no avail.

    Anyone else having this same problem?

    Or is Microsoft cleverly disabling their own games to enhance the productivity of Windows 10?
    (Bosses everywhere will rejoice.)

    Thanks for any help.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  6. Joined : Aug 2014
    Forever West
    Posts : 2,556
    Win10 Home and Pro, Win10 Insider Preview, Win7 Home, Linux Mint
       18 Aug 2015 #6

    I have the Win7 Mahjong and Solitaire on my Win10 and Win8.1 computers, no issues so far.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


  7. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 1
    Win 10
       04 Sep 2015 #7

    Sol


    Berton said: View Post
    I have the Win7 Mahjong and Solitaire on my Win10 and Win8.1 computers, no issues so far.
    Where did you get the Solitaire? I can't get mine from my win 7 machine to work
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


 


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