Microsoft Minesweeper (Win 8) achievements

Microsoft Minesweeper (Win 8)

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There are 20 Microsoft Minesweeper (Win 8) achievements (4 without DLC) worth 567 (200)

35,653 tracked gamers have this game, 6,074 have completed it (17.04%)

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There are 16 achievements worth 502 (150)

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Wins At Your Back in Microsoft Minesweeper (Win 8)

Wins At Your Back43 (10)

Log in each day of an entire month and complete at least one Daily Challenge.

  • Unlocked by 1,964 tracked gamers (11% - TA Ratio = 4.25) 18,287  

Achievement Guide for Wins At Your Back

446,791 (212,655)
Achievement won on 30 Oct 13
TA Score for this game: 567
Posted on 07 March 14 at 20:14, Edited on 01 February 17 at 22:55
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Log in each day of an entire month and complete (win) at least one Daily Challenge (per day).

Extra Content Required: These achievements require content beyond a copy of the game it belongs to
You need Windows 8.1 to get this Title Update. If you have Windows 8.0 you can install the free upgrade from Windows 8.0 to Windows 8.1 from the Store app.

Buggy - : These achievements may unlock after the requirements have been met
If you don't get the achievement after completing a challenge on the last day of the month, try playing another challenge. If you still don't get the achievement, you should try changing your computers date to the last day of the previous month and completing a challenge, and then changing the date back and playing another challenge. I am guessing this is to do with time zones such that the last day of the previous month is being counted as the first day of the current month.

Decide on a month that you know you will be able to play Minesweeper every day. Complete a daily challenge on the 1st of that Month and continue completing at least one of the three daily challenges each day until the last day of the month, which will either be the 28th/29th/30th/31st depending on which month you picked. However since this is buggy for some people, I recommend starting this on the last day of the previous month.

Make sure you stop the Minesweeper app from running as a background task every day
- On a tablet drag the Minesweeper app from the top of the screen to the very bottom.
- On a PC press CTRL-ALT-DEL and select Task Manager. Click the Processes tab and under Apps find Microsoft Minesweeper, right click on it and select End Task.
If you power off your PC/tablet everyday (not just sleep/suspend/hibernate) then you will not need to do this.

If you miss a day it is possible to change the date on your PC/tablet to the day you missed and complete a daily challenge and it will still count. Again, make sure you stop the Minesweeper app from running before you change the date and stop the Minesweeper app again after completing a daily challenge before setting the date back to the correct date. Using this method you can actually move the date forward and back to every day of the current month in any order you want and get the achievement in a couple of hours.

To be clear, if you don't start on the 1st of the month, for example you first log in on the 5th and you complete a daily challenge from the previous days and then log in each day and complete a daily challenge every day until the last day of the month you will NOT get this achievement. What you will need to do at the end of the month is change your date to the 4th, 3rd, 2nd, 1st, log in and complete/recomplete a daily challenge and then change your date back to the last day of the month and then log in and play another daily challenge on the last day of the month for the achievement to unlock. You can only get this achievement when your date is set to the last day of the month. Just take a look at when other people got this achievement, but remember TA doesn't take into account time zones and XBL doesn't record the date correctly for achievements won in the future ;)
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