VMK problems/vent

Discussion in 'Virtual Magic Kingdom (VMK) Museum' started by 3gr8kids, Jul 22, 2005.

  1. 3gr8kids

    3gr8kids <font color=red>I read it in the "Book of Suppose

    May 7, 2004
    Okay - I'm about at my wits end with VMK. WHY CAN'T I LOG ON????????

    :badpc: I was able to join about two weeks ago, picked out a (really) cute person with a hip hairdo and cool outfit (with matching shoes of course, ha ha), played a few games, won a couple of pins, met some nice people, but now, everytime I try to play, after I type in my log-on and password, I either get
    a - the plain black screen
    b - the little bar that freezes about 1/4 of the way through
    c - a pop up that says Internet Explorer has encountered a problem and needs to close, then closes not only the VMK window, but my whole internet connection
    or d - nothing at all

    WHAT IS UP?????

    I thought maybe it was just my home computer, but when I tried to log on at work, same things happened. I have tried uninstalling/reinstalling the shockwave player, I have tried running all of my scans/spyware utilities, I tried disabling third party stuff, and even doing a system restore to an earlier date.......but NOTHING WORKS!! I MISS MY CHARACTER!!

    Any help/ideas/info/sympathy would be greatly appreciated! (oh, and thanks for letting me vent!)

    ~ Karla :wave2:
  2. Belle1997

    Belle1997 I married a beast and found my prince

    Mar 19, 2004
    You might try reinstalling internet Explorer :) Also at my work the computer is only a Pentium 2 and I have problems logging on to. I can not play any of the games properly. Even jungle cruise the animals pop up to fast.So I just click jungle cruise and let by boat sail through the course without playing. Then start again. I still get 20 credits. My record is 45 jungle cruise in a day. (it took all day) :cool1: that is 900 credits for just pushing a start button. :bounce:
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  4. GBShorts

    GBShorts DISBoards Member

    Jul 21, 2005
    I'd like to suggest a whole new route, just for giggles.

    Try Firefox, I've used that this entire time and only encountered a few problems-when others are encountering the same.

    Also, whenever I get just the "black screen" instead of a load bar, I backspace out (to go back a screen) and re-log in. If that doesn't work, then I have to do a hard restart of my computer. No amount of cookie deleting seems to do the trick :)

    Greatest of luck to you!
  5. 2morrow

    2morrow Mouseketeer

    Jul 25, 2004
    Karla I am having the same problems as you, most of the time I log in and the progress bar goes up to 1/4 or 1/2 way and then freezes, sometimes I would hit refesh and sometimes I would just log in all over again-NOTHING!
    GBShorts- I have also downloaded firefox and tried that route and still nothing, I think I have figured out my problem not enough RAM, it doesn't make since to me that I was able to play for a few weeks and then all of a sudden nothing, but this is what I'm looking into now, the game requires 256MB or faster and I checked and our computer doesn't have enough now,so I understand that I can buy something to give me what I need. So you may want to look at the game requirments to see if that maybe your problem too-just a suggestion! Otherwise, I think I'm cursed!!!!
  6. DemonLlama

    DemonLlama DIS Veteran

    Jun 27, 2000
    Yesterday this happened to me and I cannot get back on.

    It has never happened before and yesterday was the first day since the beginning I have not been in VMK.

    And I tried logging in hourly.

    I tried again today.

    I have uninstalled and reintalled shockwave, defragged, run my spy stuff again just to double check, emptied cookies, and NOTHING.

    It is driving me to distraction.
  7. 3gr8kids

    3gr8kids <font color=red>I read it in the "Book of Suppose

    May 7, 2004
    Thank you everyone for your suggestions/ideas/support. :goodvibes Although I'm sorry some of you are having the same problems, it's so very nice to know I'm not alone in my VMK insanity. I will definitely try your suggestions and let you know how it goes!

    Thanks again,

    ~ Karla :wave2:
  8. Adventuredaz

    Adventuredaz DIS Veteran

    Jun 29, 2005
    As note, Windows NT (for player at work) is very unstable especially running this flash player. I keep getting physical memory dump after running awhile. as far as the black screen - sometimes it may open with time but I agree you will have more luck restarting the system.
  9. momzilla59

    momzilla59 Post Disney Blues

    Jul 10, 2000
    I have the same problem when I am logged in on my account (WinXP) but not when using my husbands account. Very frustrating, un and re installing everything hasn't helped at all. I finally gave up and just log in hubby's so I can play VMK.
    I need that fix of dancing at closing!

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