Running the classic Microsoft game Solitaire on Windows 10 requires only two files extracted from any Windows XP installation.
These two files (sol.exe and cards.dll), found in the C:\WINDOWS\System32 folder, placed in any folder together on a Windows 10 computer will allow users to play Solitaire. No installation is needed. Just double-click on the EXE file and it launches.
Not a big deal!
Can I extract game files from Windows 7 and run them on Windows 10?
Copying the folders (Minesweeper, Solitaire, SpiderSolitaire) from the Windows 7 directory C: > Program Files > Microsoft Games and running the EXE file within these folders on Windows 10 results in the following error message:
Extracting game files from Windows XP is the simplest solution.