How to Download Old Spider Solitaire Card Games

By Greyson Ferguson

Updated September 22, 2017

Items you will need

  • Computer

  • Internet access

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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.