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Downloading the plug-ins

To view many of the games on this site you need the Macromedia Flash plug-in. There are a number of ways of getting the plug-ins you need:

1.Visit the Macromedia Shockwave site and download the Flash plug-in for free. Their site offers plenty of advice and answers to common queries about plug-ins.
Download Flash

2. Many internet magazines have the plug-ins on free CD Roms they attach to each issue.

3. If you've never downloaded anything from the internet before, a good place to start would be "Download Questions and Answers" from our beginner's internet service: BBC Webwise.

4. Your final option would be to install the latest version of your Internet browser which will have the plug-ins built in. Visit the home pages of Microsoft or Netscape.


The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.


Minimum System requirements

PC
486 66MHz processor or faster
Windows 95, Windows NT 4.0
(Windows 3.1 not supported)
16 MB RAM or more (NT needs 24MB+)
SuperVGA monitor
256 colours (16 bit colour recommended)
640 x 480 screen size (800 x 600 recommended)
Sound Card (16 bit recommended) Mac
68040 66MHz processor or faster

Mac
OS 7.x or 8.x
16 MB RAM or more
Colour screen
256 colours (thousands of colours recommended)
640 x 480 screen size (800 x 600 recommended)
 



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