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Windows 7: Games Explorer Folder - Add Games To

31 Oct 2011   #200
oguzkonya

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

My damn Windows... Thanks anyway bro, I will try again with another PNG.

Edit: Dammit, I think the PNG was broken, because it works now


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31 Oct 2011   #201
Rjck

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by oguzkonya View Post
My damn Windows... Thanks anyway bro, I will try again with another PNG.

Edit: Dammit, I think the PNG was broken, because it works now
Gr8 ,)
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22 Jun 2012   #202
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 

I have one game that, when played, shows up in the GameExplorer folder & I don't want it to. I know how to delete it in the registry, but it just comes back if played again.

My question is:
How do we stop a game from EVER populaing the GameExplorer folder?
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22 Jun 2012   #203
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello CJW,

If you used the tutorial below to delete the game, then you might also check the game settings to see if there may be an option that may be keep adding it to the Games Explorer folder that you could turn off to stop it.

Games Explorer Folder - Delete a Game

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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11 Sep 2012   #204
strifehawk

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

How do you get the "GameDefinitiongameID" >???

I tried everything but couldn't get ID for the games. For instance What is the game ID of Borderlands, Deadspace, Torchlight ??!!

Please Help Rick.

-Hawk
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24 May 2014   #205
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 

Rjck, is there a difference in the GameUXLegacyGDFs file between 7 Pro & 7 Home Premium?

I've followed the tutorial (one page 1) for a lot of games on my own 7 Pro machine w/much success, but I'm now getting a self-built computer ready (as a surprise) for my son which has 7 Home Premium on it & (even though I'm following the same tutorial, when I get to Step 5 (Close the REG & open GEF, wait 'till windows updates the game info.), my games pic & info never changes & when I reopen the REG, nothing gets updated.
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11 Jun 2015   #206
PaMil

Windows 7
 
 

This is a little complicated. I just want to be able to group the games into categories like MMO, Visual Nove, FPS, Puzzle/Platformer. By changing the registery will it allow me to change the genre category from "Unspecified" to something else? I have a lot of foreign games!


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11 Jun 2015   #207
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 

PaMil

I know that for each game listed in the registry, there is an entry named 'Genre'; you can edit that.
Then when you open Games Explorer, right-click & Group By 'Genre', that may help.
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27 Feb 2016   #208
AndrewMa

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I don't know if is the right place to post this but any chance to get this to work on Windows 10? I tried it all methods exhaustively but without success. Some games (the oldest ones, before 2010) does not appear in the game folder and i tried to put them through register but simply don't work.

Somebody could help me please? I really want my games in that folder like was before with Windows 7.
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