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Incorrect letters in Reader Rabbit Learn to Read

I recently purchased a Reader Rabbit Learn to Read with Phonics (preschool and Kindergarten) Special 2 CD Edition for my grandchild. While the CD is great for the most part, the organ component (fill in the blanks with the correct letters) has some really serious problems. I believe the designer of the program intended to have the child presented with three words, each of which has one letter missing, with the other spaces already filled in with either an X or the correct letter. Unfortunately, the program frequently presents the child with words that have two or three missing letters and doesn't tell the child which blank he should fill in. What makes this a serious problem is the fact that if the child fills in, for instance, the first blank with the correct letter, when the game apparently wanted him to fill in the last blank, the child's answer is rejected - even though the program never told him which of the blanks he was supposed to fill in. A more serious problem with this ''organ'' component is the fact that some of the words presented to the child have the wrong letters. For instance a picture of a bed is shown and the child is given the word '' __ l d''. If the child fills in the blank with a b, obtaining the word ''b l d'' , then he is told that is correct.
I hope that the Learning Company has corrected this problem, or plans to. If so, how can I get a corrected version? If not, is there anyway in which I can bypass this component when my child plays the game?
Thank you for your assistance, Deborah Ummel

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  • debbyummel Apr 24, 2010

    We looked at the downloadable update but the ones listed were for upgrading from version 1.0 to 1.1. We have the 1.3 version.



    The developer link you gave us only had options for the school version (client-server) edition. We have the CD Rom version.

  • debbyummel Apr 25, 2010

    Hi again,

  • debbyummel Apr 25, 2010

    Dear Kornho,

  • debbyummel Apr 25, 2010

    The program is not running in a browser. It is running in full screen mode under windows XP.

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Usually issues like this an other inconsistencies in sofware (called bugs) are sometimes repaired with updates to the sofware eventually released by the company that came up with the product/software.

I would suggest to review the user guide as it may also be a configuration problem. found the user guide here

I'm not sure if the program has an option or settings or help menu, most programs do and under this menu you may find something like "search for updates", use that to attempt to get an update for your software that may correct the bugs that you are mentioning, alternatively
there seem to be an update for your software, see here ,I suggest you download and install this update following the instructions provided by the manufacturer.

alternatively, try to reinstall the software by going to start>control pannel>add and remove programs, look for the program and click change/remove to proceed, then restart your computer (if required) and reinstall the sofware.

if neither of this work, I would suggest to try to get in contact with the sofware developer and explain the situation as they maybe able to provide a more precise solution, contact developer here

I hope that helps!

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    Francisco Cortes Apr 25, 2010

    is your software running from a browser?

    what browser is it? ie? firefox? safari? opera?

    if it's something different from Internet explorer, try to use see if your can duplicate the problem in Internet explorer? or if your are having the problem in Internet Explorer try to clean the cache (cookies, history, form data, etc) and also make sure your Internet explorer is updated to the last version (version 8).




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    Francisco Cortes Apr 25, 2010

    what operating system is the sofware installed in? if it's vista or win 7, try to install or run the program in a xp machine or in vista or win7 attempt to run the program in compatability mode (in the icon that launches the application right click>select properties and in the compatability tab select a previous operating system, say, win xp sp2 and attempt to duplicate the condition.



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