Well I don't think I need to introduce you all to the most popular games of windows XP.
Yep you have guessed it right I am talking about all that inbuilt games which Windows XP has in store for us. Today we will look at all the cheat codes associated with those games. Lets start
There are two ester eggs in this one:-
One will let you instantly win the game while the other will unlock the Hidden Game Modes
For Instant Win
- Open FreeCell.
- Hold down Ctrl+Shift+F10 during game play.
- Then you will be prompted up with a dialog box asking you to Abort, Retry or Ignore.
- Choose Abort, now move any card and BINGO!! INSTANT WIN
For Hidden Game Modes
- Open FreeCell.
- Go to Game
- Then on to Select Game or directly press F3.
- In the Dialog Box “Game Number” Enter either -1 or -2 to activate the hidden mode.
Now onto the next game that is
Well , In this game you can See all the cards .
For that we need to do a bit of registry tweaking ..
- Firstly head over to START
- Then onto RUN.
- Now type regedit and then hit enter .
Registry Editor will open up... Now head over to
Right click on the Hearts folder, select New, String Value and name it ZB. Right-click on ZB, select Modify and enter a Value Data of 42, OK and close Regedit.
Background - This secret is a reference to Douglas Adams' book the Hitchhiker'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.
Well In this game you can reveal the mines and you can even stop the timer.
To reveal the mines
To do so minimize or close all running applications. Launch Minesweeper, and type xyzzy Now hold down shift key for one second. Now when you move the mouse cursor over a Minesweeper square you will see a tiny white pixel in the top left corner of your desktop screen. This pixel will change to black when your mouse moves over a mine.
TIP: Change your desktop background to a solid color other than black and white.
To Stop the TimerLaunch Minesweeper and start a game so the timer starts counting, then press the
Windows Key + D to show the desktop. Now when you select minesweeper from the taskbar you can continue playing with the timer stopped.
Well, here there are lots of tricks,cheats which is possible
Type each of these codes at the start of a new game
- Extra Balls : Type 1max at the start of a new ball to get extra balls.
- Gravity Well : Type gmax at the start of a new game to activate the Gravity Well.
- Instant Promotion : Type rmax at the start of a new game to go up in ranks.
FOR Skill Shot:
Launch the ball partially up the so it falls back down after just crossing the yellow light bars. There are six yellow light bars that are worth a varying amount of points:
First: 15,000 points
Second: 30,000 points
Third: 75,000 points
Fourth: 30,000 points
Fifth: 15,000 points
Sixth: 7,500 points
GOD mode or Test Mode
Type hidden test at the start of a new ball to activate Test Mode. No notification will be given that this is activated but you can now left-click the mouse button and drag the ball around. While in test mode press the following keys for more secrets:
- H - Get a 1,000,000,000 High Score
- M - Shows the amount of system memory
- R - Increases your rank in game
- Y - Shows the Frames/sec rate
Type bmax at the start of a new ball. No notification will be given that this is activated but when a ball is lost a new ball will appear from the yellow wormhole indefinitely. Once this is activated you will be unable to activate other secrets without restarting the game.
For Instant Win
Press Alt + Shift + 2 during game play to instantly win.
Draw single cards in a Draw Three game
Hold down CTRL + ALT + SHIFT while drawing a new card. Instead of drawing three cards you will only draw one.
In this game you can edit your scores and all
- Go to Run then onto regedit then go to
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER and then to Microsoft.
- Now go to Spider. The following is displayed:
b) StreakCurrent, StreakLosses and StreakWins= edit your streak records.
c) Wins_()= Edits your winning records.
That's all, Now you are ready to trick your friends. Did I miss any trick do drop a comment . Did you like my post please feel free to comment. Thanks for reading.