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Each time you upgrade your browser, you'll also need to download and install two plug-ins, Macromedia® Shockwave™ version 8.5 or better and the Flash™ Player version 6 (MX) or better, which help your browser run games and display animation. (You'll also need these with your current browser if you've never installed them before.)

Click here to go to Macromedia for the latest Flash and Shockwave plug-ins. Look for the links "Download Flash Player" and "Download Shockwave Player."

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AOL Users
If you use AOL, we recommend you use AOL Version 7.0 or higher. To upgrade to a higher version of AOL, check AOL for more information.

Macintosh Users
If you're using a Macintosh, you'll need Internet Explorer version 5.22 or if you're using OS X 10.3, Safari. Unfortunately, any earlier version of Internet Explorer does not work with the Macromedia Flash Player on a Macintosh.

Nick Jr. Arcade Minimum Requirements
Win 98 SE, ME, 2000, XP
400 Mhz or faster processor
14" Super VGA monitor
16-bit graphics (Hi-color)
Windows-compatible sound card and speakers
25 MB available hard drive space
Internet Access via 56K modem

Nick Jr. Arcade Suggested Requirements
Win 2000, XP
800 Mhz or faster processor
128+ MB RAM
Windows-compatible card and speakers
17" Super VGA monitor
32-bit graphics card (true color)
Windows-compatible sound card and speakers
100+ MB available hard drive space
Broadband Internet access via cable modem or DSL

General Site Requirements

Operating system: Windows 98 or higher
Processor: Pentium 300 or higher
Memory: 64 MB RAM
Browser: Internet Explorer (IE): 5.0 or higher,
Netscape 7.0 or higher, AOL 7.0 or higher
Monitor: Thousands of colors,
800 X 600 or higher

G3 preferred
Operating system: Mac OS System 9.2 or OS X (10.3) or greater
Memory: 64 MB RAM
Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 5.0,
Netscape Navigator 7.0 or higher, or Safari
Monitor: Millions of colors

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