How to bring Windows 7 Classic Games to Windows 10?

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Did you notice anything missing after upgrading your Windows 7 to Windows 10, even though you chose to keep all your personal files and apps intact? Some of you might have noticed that all the classic games from Windows 7 such as Chess Titans, FreeCell, Hearts, Mahjong Titans, Minesweeper, Purble Place, Solitaire and Spider Solitaire, are now no where to be seen in Windows 10.

Get Windows 7 Classic Games in Windows 10

Well, if you miss those games (do you?) but don’t want to get back to Windows 7 because you are starting to enjoy using Windows 10, here’s how to get those games back in Windows 10.

First, you need to download Windows 7 Games for Windows 8 and 10 (zip file) from here (170 MB in size). After download, unzip the file (Click Extract To in WinRAR) and then run the setup installer (works with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions).

Get Windows 7 Classic Games in Windows 10

Get Windows 7 Classic Games in Windows 10

You can choose to install all the classic games or just a few that you like.

Get Windows 7 Classic Games in Windows 10 Get Windows 7 Classic Games in Windows 10

After installation, all the games can be located in the Start Menu, under the Games folder.

Get Windows 7 Classic Games in Windows 10

Now, you have Windows 7 classic games back in Windows 10. Works for Windows 8 too.

Steve Yu is a technology blogger with ten years blogging experience under his belt. He is the founder of MyTechQuest.com or just MTQ.