Missing your Windows 7 games after the upgrade to Windows 10? Not finding any of the many free games in the Windows store to be an adequate substitute? We’ve got the solution: You can still download and install those games on Windows 10!
First, click here and you’ll be taken to the download page. But be careful to only click the download for the games. There are plenty of other download links to click on this page and you could end up with a program you don’t necessarily want. DON’T click that big green Start Download button for InstallFaster. You want to click the link below that for Download Windows 7 games for Windows 7.
Your browser will probably ask your permission to download the ZIP file to your downloads folder. Once it’s downloaded, double-click to extract. Then okay the extraction.
Once the files are extracted, click to launch the installer.
Choose a language.
Then the Setup Wizard will launch.
You can choose to select all or some of the games. Once you’ve made your choices, click Install.
Once the installation is complete, choose Finish.
It will take you to winaero.com and try to convince you to download another program, but you can ignore that and also close the Program Compatibility Assistant.
Then click on All Apps in your Start Menu.
You’ll find the games under recently added.
Click the icon for a game to open and you can start playing. I got a warning that I wasn’t authorized to play, but I ignored it and the game worked fine.
You can drag the apps to your start tiles or your desktop to create a shortcut there. Or choose to right-click and pin to your taskbar.