FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
What do I need to run the Authorware module?
Please refer to the Technical
Needs page. You will need to have two plug-ins, to
run everything on the site. Your will need the Authorware Web player
and the Quick Time movie player installed on your machine. Use the links on
our technical needs page to get and install the correct plug-ins.
I am using a PC compatible and
receiving the following error message 'Error reading the Authorware Web
Player map file. Invalid file version.
The latest version of
Authorware Player installed on Windows XP needs the Internet
Explorer 7. For other browsers, such as Netscape, a different
version of Authorware may be required. Please go to the Technical Needs
page and select the appropriate Authorware Web Player link.
How can I report program bugs or problems running the program?
Please complete our bug
Where can I get more information about using the program with my
We will continue to update the website with more information about the
program and our research. If you would like to use the program with your
students and have the data available to you, please contact the developers
for information about adding your class. Note that our Penn State
ethics board has approved data collection for people 18 years of age or
older who can indicate their own informed consent.
For Other Questions or Problems
If you are experiencing difficulties or the FAQ does not provide the
answers you need, please complete our bug report form.
If you are experiencing a problem related to installing the Authorware
Web Player plug-in, please go to the Technical Needs page.
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