Many of the Surfnetkids games and other online animations require Java, a programming language built into many browsers (but not WebTV.)
Step 1) Check your browser version number by clicking on "Help" / "About". If you have a browser version 4 or earlier, you'd better upgrade. After all, it's free. Internet Explorer can be downloaded here; Netscape is available here; and click here for Mozilla Firefox.
Step 2 for Internet Explorer) Click "Tools"/ "Internet Options" / "Advanced" and then scroll down to Java VM and check box labeled "Java JIT compiler enabled."
Step 3 for Internet Explorer) If you do not see a Java checkbox as above (because of recent decision not to bundle Java with Internet Exlorer), you need to download the Java Runtime Environment directly from Sun Microsystems.
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