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Windows 7: Why can't I find Freecell as a standard user

17 Nov 2014   #1

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit
Why can't I find Freecell as a standard user

Working on th principal that you shouldn't connect to the Internet as an administrator:
I have added a Standard User account.
(What a job to get anything working. Somewhere along the line there is a demarcation: when you install Windows do this, and this, and this. Then switch to your Standard User account before you ever do anything ever again.) And I mean EVER.

That said, under the admin flag I have been playing Freecell. The one that comes with Windows 7. The one where, if you select a card it gets a "glow" effect around/behind it.

If I switch to the Standard User, I cannot find this version. I have it as a sticky on my admin Start menu, but right-click gives you no (useful) info.

Where does one access the "sticky" items in the start menu? They are not in:
C:\Users\Nigel\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu
Or, under at Standard User account, where do I find it?

Ai, there is so much to learn.
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17 Nov 2014   #2

windows 7 home 64bit

Read the Link below that should help ...

How to Enable Missing Games in Windows 7 (Quick Tip)
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17 Nov 2014   #3

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

Tried that.
Typing freec in the search-box yields NO results.
It is NOT available. It works if you are an administrator, but not if you are a user.
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17 Nov 2014   #4

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
Permission Prob?

In administrator mode:

Right click on the icon you are using to enter the game.
Select properties under security grant "everyone" full control and then try it from the other account.
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18 Nov 2014   #5

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64-bit

That might have worked, but what I did was remove it from the list of Windows features. Then add it to the list of features again. Lo and behold, it was there. :)
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18 Nov 2014   #6

windows 7 home 64bit

Sorted that is the main thing ...
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