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Windows 7: Solitaire: Windows does not recognize that the game is over!

16 Jun 2010   #1
frightwriter

win 7 home premium
 
 
Solitaire: Windows does not recognize that the game is over!

In Windows 7 home premium 64 bit, when you reach what you KNOW is the end of the game, the game does not recognize that there are no more plays left! And when you click on "hint", it will highlight the deck, even though there are definitely no more plays available! It sucks because it never recognizes that the game is over! If I need to, I can take screen shots of what I mean, but I don't think you can post them here in the forum. But I will be glad to send them to someone. Has anyone else had this problem?


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16 Jun 2010   #2
tea

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
 
 

Never heard of that happening. Perhaps you can turn it off then on again from "Turn Windows Features On or Off".
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16 Jun 2010   #3
frightwriter

win 7 home premium
 
 

Na, it doesn't matter what you do, it won't fix itself. I think its a flaw in the program. But thanks for the reply!
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29 May 2012   #4
Dahogg

Windows Vista Home 32 bit
 
 

Usually when this happens you'll find that more moves are in fact available by pulling cards back down from the 4 finished piles onto your working stack which may enable you to get one or more cards from top left out. But I agree sometimes I can't even manage to do that.
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29 May 2012   #5
BlackSparrow

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Never heard of this problem before... have you tried using the file's bracket (at the top) and clicked on new game at the end? if not, you might need to contact Windows and tell them about the problem.
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21 Apr 2014   #6
BigT

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I too have had this problem. And I agree completely with Frightwriter. In addition, I have been keeping track of the dealt hands and Windows 7 issues the same hands over and over again. Most of the repeaters are losing hands. Think about it. If the computer can instantly issue a winning hand if you ask it too then it can also conjure up a losing hand just as easily. Anytime I get close to going to 54% I start getting a lot of losing hands and they are always the same ones I have lost several times before.
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