We are always trying to make Guitar Tricks easy for everyone to use. This is harder than it sounds, though. There are so many different combinations of computers/browsers/software looking at this same site.
Here are the basic things you need to have working:
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You need flash
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You can quickly install the safe, free Adobe Flash plugin here
. Flash is used throughout the internet, it is useful, free and safe.
If you don't see a video player right below this text, you need to install flash.
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Please upgrade your flash player
Our custom video player
requires the latest version
of Macromedia Flash.
is a safe, free, quick download,
useful all over the Internet.
You might want an mp3 player
. You can use our flash player to hear our lessons, but if you want to download them, you will need an mp3 player.
If you don't have an mp3 player, there is a good free mp3 player at winamp
Activate your account
. You can use our site without clicking on the link in the activation email we sent you. However, you can't post to the forums or use the chat until you activate.
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. We will use your questions to add more to this page.