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How to download old spider solitaire card games

Updated February 21, 2017

There seem to be countless solitaire games available for computer systems. However, you may have noticed the most recent Windows and Macintosh operating systems are devoid of these games. If you are a fan of spider solitaire in particular, you might want to to download a game from the Internet. This way you can always have your card game on hand even if the game did not come pre-installed on the operating system.

Launch your Internet browser and navigate to either of the three links in References below. These are three sites that provide spider solitaire card game downloads.

Click the "Download" button to begin the download. The file size is not overly large so the downloads should complete within a few minutes time.

Double-click the download icon on your desktop. This launches the installation wizard. Read through the installation wizard and accept the disclaimer. Follow the remaining prompts to complete the installation.

Open the program by either selecting the desktop icon or by clicking "Start" followed by "All Programs" and finally the spider solitaire card game you download. From here you can begin playing the card game.

Things You'll Need

  • Computer
  • Internet access
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About the Author

Greyson Ferguson is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design with a degree in film and television. He currently resides in Lansing, Michigan where he works on independent film projects and writes for numerous publications. Ferguson primarily focuses on computer and electronic articles. Greyson produces TheDailyUpbeat.com, focusing on only upbeat news stories with daily updates.