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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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Microsoft Games for Windows 8


Microsoft Games for Windows 8 is a software program developed by Winreview.ru. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 89.54 MB (93,887,067 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of Microsoft Games for Windows 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: winreview.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?f=103&t=414
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\microsoft games
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Games\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 89.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Games for Windows 8

  • Chess.dll (by Microsoft) - Chess Titans (Chess Titans Resources)
  • Chess.exe (by Microsoft)
  • FreeCell.exe
  • Hearts.exe
  • Mahjong.dll - MahjongTitans (MahjongTitans Resources)
  • Mahjong.exe
  • MineSweeper.dll - Minesweeper (Minesweeper Resources)
  • MineSweeper.exe
  • MoreGames.dll
  • PurblePlace.dll - Purble Place (Purble Place Resources)
  • PurblePlace.exe
  • PurblePlace2.dll
  • Solitaire.exe
  • SpiderSolitaire.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove Microsoft Games for Windows 8?

You can uninstall Microsoft Games for Windows 8 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Microsoft Games for Windows 8, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Microsoft Games for Windows 8.

Win 10 89%
Win 8.1 3%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 91.43%
Windows 7 8.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Pro 28.57%
Windows 10 Pro 11.43%
Windows 8 Pro 11.43%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 8.57%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.48%
  Russia 21.74%
  Canada 6.52%
  Germany 4.35%
  UA 4.35%
  Switzerland 2.17%
  Chile 2.17%
  Estonia 2.17%
  United Kingdom 2.17%
  Indonesia 2.17%
  Poland 2.17%
  Saudi Arabia 2.17%
  Slovenia 2.17%
  Turkey 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.73%
Acer 18.18%
Lenovo 13.64%
Dell 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Toshiba 4.55%
Samsung 4.55%
ASUS 4.55%
Common models
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 13.04%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C87... 4.35%
Samsung DP700A3D/DM700A3D... 4.35%
Micro-Star MS-7519 4.35%


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