Microsoft Windows XP Games - Secrets


Microsoft Windows XP Games - Secrets

FreeCell

FreeCell

Secret - Instant Win
Instructions - Hold down Ctrl + Shift + F10
during game play. Then you will be asked if you want to Abort, Retry or
Ignore. Choose Abort, then move any card to instantly win.

Secret - Hidden Game Modes
Instructions - In the “Game” menu choose “Select Game”. Enter -1 or -2 to activate the hidden game modes.


Hearts

Hearts

Secret - Show All Cards
Instructions - Edit this registry key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Applets\Hearts
and create a new String value named ZB with a Data value of 42. Start Hearts and Press Ctrl + Alt + Shift + F12 to show all the cards.

*Background

  • This secret is a reference to Douglas Adams’ book the Hitch Hiker’s
    Guide to the Galaxy. ‘ZB’ is the initials of the character Zaphod
    Beeblebrox, the Galactic President. ‘42’ is the answer to The Ultimate
    Question Of Life, the Universe and Everything.*


    Minesweeper

    Minesweeper

    Pinball

    Pinball

    Solitaire

    Solitaire