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The game doesn’t load after the timer counts down to zero.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This issue occurs when software necessary to play the game is not installed on your computer system.  Follow the steps below to install software to play the game.

Note: installing software on Windows 2000, Windows XP Professional, or Windows Vista™ requires an Administrator user account.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Install Java

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The following games require the latest version of Java to run. The majority of Windows 2000 and Windows XP systems do not have Java preinstalled. Additionally, if you are running Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, you will need to update your version of Java.

To learn how to obtain to the latest version of Java, go to the following Microsoft Product Support Services Knowledge Base article. (See the “Java Runtime Solution” section.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.microsoft.com/mscorp/java/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Important Note:  Microsoft cannot vouch for the security and reliability of solutions offered by other companies. Additionally, once you install this software, you need to verify the installation to initialize it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once you install this software, you need to verify the installation to initialize it. After the software installation, do not close the Sun Java download page, as the installer will need to verify that Java is working properly on your system.  This process may take several minutes. Once the messaging on the website indicates that Java has been successfully initialized on your system, you should be able to play these games with out errors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Games that require Java

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alchemy

Keno

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bespelled*

Roulette

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caribbean Stud

TextTwist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craps

WordMojo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dynomite

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Bespelled on occasion has issues with the latest version of Sun Java. You can try refreshing the window. However, this game was designed to work with an older version of the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine that is only installed with Windows 2000.  You may be able to obtain the Microsoft Java Virtual Machine and install it under Windows XP or Windows Vista, although Microsoft does not provide support for this process. If the game does not load, unfortunately you will not be able to play it.

 

 

 

 

 

Install Adobe® Flash Player

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The games listed below require Adobe Flash Player 7.0 or higher. If the player is not installed, the games will not load. The latest version of the player is available as a free download at

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.adobe.com/downloads/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Games that require Adobe Flash Player

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Mahjong Match

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bejeweled

Mah Jong Quest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Betrapped

Mah Jong Tiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Big Kahuna Reef

Mozaki Blocks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Jack

Ocean Express

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bookworm Adventures

Outsmart

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bricks of Atlantis

Pat Sajak’s Lucky Letters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bricks of Egypt

Pop 5 Live

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cake Mania

Puzzle Express

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chicken Invaders 2

Puzzle Inlay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Collapse!®

Rainbow Web

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cubis

Saints and Sinners Bingo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cubis 2

SCRABBLE® Blast

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deuces Wild Poker

SCRABBLE® Rack Attack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dynasty

Shape Shifter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flexicon

Shape Solitaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flip Words

Slide Poker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gem Shop

Slots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Granny in Paradise

Solitaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hexic!

Solitaire in Motion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Infinite Crosswords

Sudoku

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JEOPARDY!

Sudoku Quest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jewel of Atlantis

Tradewinds 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jewel Quest

Tradewings Legengs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jigsaw

Trivia Machine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jig Words

You know it! Trivia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Magic Match

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Install Adobe® Shockwave Player

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RC Offroad Frenzy requires Adobe Shockwave Player. If the player is not installed, the games will not load. The latest version of the player is available as a free download at

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.adobe.com/downloads/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Install ActiveX software

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The games listed below require ActiveX files. If these files are not installed, the games will not load. Follow these steps to install game software.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Close the game window.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Return to the game’s page.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click Play Now under the Free Online mode of play. Be sure to click this button only once.  The game may not load if you open two or more game windows. If you click Play Now more than one time, you will need to close all windows and try these steps again.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click the Yes button from the Security Warning window that reads:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Do you want to install and run http://games.msn.com/bingame/rock/default/popcaploader1.cab?” … or a similar file name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Windows XP or Windows Vista, click the yellow bar first to install this software.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the game files are installed, the game will load normally.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Games that install ActiveX files

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AstroPop

Feeding Frenzy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atomaders

Hardwood Solitaire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bejeweled 2

Insaniquarium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chainz 2

Luxor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chuzzle

Luxor Amun Rising

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cinema Tycoon

Ricochet Lost Worlds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dangerous Mines

Rocket Mania

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diner Dash

Trijinx

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diner Dash 2

Zuma

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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