Category: Solitaire

Microsoft originally put Solitaire into Windows to keep people…

Microsoft originally put Solitaire into Windows to keep people from being intimidated by the operating system. It gave users something familiar to do while learning to use a mouse.

Solitaire was created by a Microsoft intern who wasn’t…

Solitaire was created by a Microsoft intern who wasn’t paid for the game. Bill Gates liked the idea but complained it was too difficult to win at this game. Original version also included a fake Excel spreadsheet to hide the game from your boss.