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LS_Dragons

Would you believe "cheat codes" for Minesweeper?

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LS_Dragons    0

Well here is the cheat:

You can configure Minesweeper to display either a white or black pixel on screen, depending on if the cursor is over a mine (black) or not (white) by following these steps:

1. Start Minesweeper.

2. Type

xyzzy

then press Shift+Enter.

3. Minimize all windows and begin play.

The pixel in the top left-hand corner of the desktop will be black if the cursor is over a mine square or white if the cursor is over a safe square. This trick works on all versions of Minesweeper supplied with Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0, and Windows 3.1.

LS_Dragons

(from the Windows XP and 2000 Tips, Tricks,... newsletter)

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zipp51    0

Can't get mine to work either.Do I add the xyzzy to the command line in properties,as in right clicking on the minesweeper's startup tab? :D:):rolleyes:

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Flash    0

Hmmmm, well i cant get it to work, lol. Tried it on both my comp and my mums... Still nothing. Both different OS's too (Mine XP Home, hers XP Pro).

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Blam-O!    0

I first heard of this cheat on the orginal "TechTV, Screensavers - Call for Help". (When Leo was still there, thoses where the days)

I got it to work - you have to have really good eyes, and make sure you have the screen on the "Screen": not going off the screen edegs. If you have a big mon - 19" or higher, try changing your Screen Res to 800X600 temp. :w00t:

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sleepnmojo    0
elementary shool on windows 95, god I feel old now.  The Apple II was just given to the schools when I was in elementary.

You got computers? We got these things called books. I hear they are outdated nowadays.

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IcemanND    0
You got computers? We got these things called books. I hear they are outdated nowadays.

Yeah, I know college seniors that have never been to the campus library, even had one ask me today where it was.

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