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Games and Paint missing?


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inheritedhornet

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I did a disk cleanup on my laptop and now i cant find my games and the "paint" program is missing. :whistling:
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They should still be in %systemroot%\system32. You can browse to them, create shortcuts and put them back in the Start Menu.

Paint = mspaint.exe
Freecell = freecell.exe
Hearts = mshearts.exe
Minesweeper = winmine.exe
Solitaire = sol.exe
Spider Solitaire = spider.exe

Pinball =C:\Program Files\Windows NT\Pinball\PINBALL.EXE

The "Internet" games are at C:\Program Files\MSN Gaming Zone\Windows\.

I think the easiest way to put them back on the Start Menu is to open Explorer and browse to c:\documents and settings\all users\start menu\programs\games. In another Explorer window, browse to c:\windows\system32 (or Program Files). Put the two Explorer windows side-by-side. Right click each one, create shortcut, and drag the shortcut to the Games folder.

Please post back if this doesn't work for you.
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it worked. thank you :whistling:
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Glad to hear it :whistling:
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