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How to Play with Puzzles in Windows Vista

Free Cell is for Windows XP. Vista users will become addicted to picture puzzles, a fun application that lets you try to arrange puzzle pieces into a picture or play a number puzzle. If you're already addicted picture puzzles in Windows Vista, consider adding it to your Sidebar so you can easily play them whenever you want to. Follow these steps.

1

Add the Picture Puzzle gadget to the Sidebar.

To access your puzzles easily, add the Picture Puzzle gadget to your Sidebar.

2

Use the Picture Puzzle tools.

Click either of the tools along the top of the puzzle for the following results: Show Picture displays the picture you’re trying to create; Solve rearranges the pieces into the picture, and after you have clicked Solve, you can click this button again (it’s then labeled Shuffle) to rearrange the pieces.

3

Play the game.

Click any piece adjacent to a blank square. It moves into the blank space. Keep clicking and moving pieces until you get the numbers arranged in sequence from 1 to 15 (Number Puzzle) or the picture pieces arranged to form a picture (Picture Puzzle).

4

Click the Settings button.

You can find the Settings button to the right of the puzzle to display the puzzle's settings dialog box.

5

Click the Previous or Next button.

To scroll through available pictures for the puzzle, click the Previous or Next button.

6

Click OK to close the dialog box.

Click OK after you find the picture you want.

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