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16 October 2014
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Downloading the plug-ins

To view the flash version of 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 and other computer magazines have the plug-ins on free CD Roms they attach to each issue.

3. There is detailed information about Flash on the BBC's interactive Help pages.
About Flash

4. 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.

5. 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, Netscape or Opera.

NB: The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites

Minimum System requirements

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)

68040 66MHz processor or faster
Mac OS 7.x or above
16 MB RAM or more
Colour screen
256 colours (thousands of colours recommended)
640 x 480 screen size (800 x 600 recommended)

To listen to the songs in the html version of the site you will need the Real Player plug-in.

Installing RealOne
At the very bottom right of the page you'll find a section entitled "Free downloads". Click on the RealOne "free player download" . This will take you to another page which will have the link to the Free Player ( You can usually find the link by searching , Ctrl f on a PC, or Apple f on the Mac and type ‘free’).
Once you find it, click through and then follow the link to 'Download the Free RealOne player only’. Follow the step by step on-screen instructions and fill in the form including your email address, to complete the process. Once the file has been downloaded you should click on the set-up icon, as this will initiate the installation process. Once again, follow the on screen instructions.
Please note that the free player installation process is subject to change by

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