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SolitaireSolitaire - It's one of the most played card games in the world, and there are lots of variants of Solitaire, check many of them here, tons of card games to play online, and download.



Microsoft Solitaire is a computer card game that is included in most versions of Microsoft Windows. It is a version of Klondike. According to a Microsoft employee, it is the most used application in Windows.


Solitaire is a computer card game that is included in most versions of Microsoft Windows. It is a version of Klondike. According to a Microsoft employee, it is the most used application in Windows. Microsoft has included the game as part of the Windows operating system since Windows 3.0, starting from 1990. The game was developed in 1989 by then intern Wes Cherry.

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Microsoft Solitaire - Windows 3.0

Since Windows 3.0, Solitaire includes the ability to change the appearance of the design on the back of the cards, and the user is able switch between Vegas scoring and Standard scoring, or disable scoring entirely. The user can also choose whether one or three cards are drawn from the deck at a time, as well as time the game for additional points if the game is won. The dealing of cards between games does not go by any particular order but is entirely random.

In Windows XP and later versions of solitaire, the ability to right click to automatically move available cards to the four foundations in the upper right-hand corner in a similar manner as freecell. Another 'function' in versions earlier than Windows Vista is an instant win cheat by pressing Alt+Shift+2 to automatically finish the game wherever you are, this was removed in the Windows Vista version.

The Windows Vista version of the game saves statistics on the number and percentage of games won, and allows users to save incomplete games and choose cards with different face styles.

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Microsoft Spider SolitaireMicrosoft Spider - Microsoft Spider Solitaire is a card game that is included in recent versions of Microsoft Windows. It is a version of Spider. It was first included in MS Plus! for Win98 and has since been included in Me, XP and Vista.

Microsoft Solitaire and other Solitaire games available to play online or download.

The most relevant links we could find, placed here free

Card Games for Free - Download free Solitaire card games. Also read about the many variations of Solitaire game. www.cardgames4free.com

Wikipedia - Additional info and rules about Microsoft Solitaire. en.wikipedia.org

Brothersoft - Solitaire downloads, many versions of Solitaire games. www.brothersoft.com

Moby Games - More about the card game Microsoft Solitaire, including screenshots. www.mobygames.com

Green Felt - Many Solitaire games to play online. www.greenfelt.net

Happy Penguin - XPat2, similar to Microsoft Solitaire but for Linux, and of course, is free. www.happypenguin.org


The goal of the game is to sort the deck in to 4 sequential stacks of suits. (clubs, diamonds, spades and hearts.) You flip 1 to 3 cards from a deck and place them in alternating color sequential order. The table has a selection of 10 stacks of cards that you can flip from as well. The 10 stacks serve as your holders for alternating color sequential rows. The 4 suits are started with an ace and are added to as the game progresses.

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Windows Solitaire

Links for Free Download:

Original Version (Sol.exe)

Media Center Solitaire PowerToy: Microsoft PowerToys for Windows XP Media Center Edition are unsupported, additional programs created by developers after Windows XP Media Center Edition was released to manufacturing. They add fun and functionality to the Media Center PC experience. The Media Center Solitaire PowerToy for Windows XP Media Center Edition enables you to play the Microsoft Solitaire from the comfort of your own couch. Need to pass the Genuine Microsoft Windows Validation.

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Microsoft Vista Solitaire

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