All of Spike's games and amusements are functioning
perfectly. So, if the game isn't working for you, then there's a problem
on your side that can probably be fixed. ALL fairly recent (in the
last few years) browsers are capable of running these games!
do not see the word "Coolmath" in the blue rectangle below, reflecting and rippling on water, you need to adjust your
The latest thing is that the new versions of Internet Explorer do not
come with JAVA anymore. Apparently, Microsoft had a dispute with
Sun, the makers of JAVA. So, you'll need to download and install
JAVA. You can do that here:
http://www.java.com/en/download/manual.jsp But, go ahead and
read the option before in case this isn't the problem!
1) If the game looks like it's up and
ready, but you can't get it to start, click your mouse on the game area.
Sometimes the game just needs to know you are ready to go.
2) If you are using AOL
and there's just a gray rectangle in the blue box above, you can
either upgrade to a more recent version of AOL (this only happens with
old versions) OR you can open a secondary browser (Internet Explorer)
and play away!
3) If you are using Internet Explorer
and there's just a gray rectangle in the blue box above, you need
to adjust your browser settings...
- Go to Tools on the menu at the top
of the browser...
- Select Internet Options...
- Click on the Advanced tab...
- Scroll down to Microsoft VM...
- Make sure that the JIT compiler
option is checked...
- Reboot the computer and everything
should be fine.
4) If you
are using Netscape and there's just a gray rectangle in the blue box
above, you need to adjust your browser settings...
- Go to Edit on the
menu at the top of the browser...
- On the left, select
- Make sure that Java
Enabled is checked...
- This should do it!
5) If your using
WebTV, unfortunately, last I knew,
you are out of luck. WebTV can't do Java which is needed for most of