Windows update deleted Solitaire? Here’s how to restore it

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Fix Windows 10 update deleted solitaire

Solitaire remains one of the most played computer games of all time. However, recently some users have reported that after the Windows 10 update, the game is nowhere to be found. You can find many users complaining of Windows 10 update deleted Solitaire in the Microsoft Community Forums.

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Here are a couple of troubleshooting tips that can help you restore deleted Solitaire game in Windows 10.

How do I restore Microsoft Solitaire Collection?

1. Run Windows Store App Troubleshooter

  1. Click on Start and select Settings.
  2. Click on Update and Security.
  3. Choose the Troubleshooter tab from the left pane.
  4. Scroll down to “Find and fix other problems” and click on “Windows Store Apps“.
    Windows Store apps troubleshooter Windows update deleted solitaire
  5.  Click on Run the Troubleshooter. 
  6. Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter will scan and detect any problems. If found, it will try to fix the issues automatically.
  7. Once done, close the troubleshooter and reboot the system.
  8. Now check if the Solitaire apps are working on your system.

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2.  Check for Solitaire App Update

  1. If the app is outdated and incompatible with the latest version of Windows 10, it may not work properly. One way to resolve this issue is to check for any pending updates for the app.
  2. Open the Windows Store app and search for Microsoft Solitaire collection. Click the Update button if visible.
    Microsoft Solitaire Collection Windows update deleted solitaire
  3. In case you see Get button, you may need to install the app all again. Click the Get button and Windows Store will install the app.

3. Roll Back to the Previous Build

  1. Click on Start and select Settings.
  2. Go to Update and Security.
    update & security Windows update deleted solitaire
  3. Click the Recovery tab.
    recovery Windows update deleted solitaire
  4. Under “Go back to the previous version of Windows 10” click on “Get Started” button.
    Note: This option is only available for 10 days after the build was installed.
  5. Now follow the on-screen instructions to roll back to the previous version of Windows 10.


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