What is the MindDabble Toolbar?
The MindDabble Toolbar enables users to access MindDabble Cognitive Games, an entertaining website featuring a selection of games that exercise the key cognitive skill of memory. Players will be able to work on improving and sharpening their memory abilities by playing the games and advancing to higher levels of difficulty. Games sharpening additional cognitive skills will be added in the future.
Users will be able to monitor their individual progress. They will also be able to challenge friends and compare their cognitive abilities to other users, and to averages for their age group. General analysis of game score results per game and overall memory improvement will be provided. Users can post their cognitive progress on Facebook and other social networks.
Will the MindDabble Toolbar work with my Web browser?
The MindDabble Toolbar works with Internet Explorer versions 6.0 and above and Firefox 2 and above.
How do I "uninstall" the MindDabble Toolbar?
You can easily uninstall the MindDabble Toolbar using the instructions below:
- Close all open Web browsers
- From the "Start" menu in Windows, select "Control Panel"
- Select "Add/Remove Programs"
- Select "MindDabble Toolbar"
- Click "Change/Remove"
Now just follow the simple instructions and the MindDabble Toolbar will be uninstalled. Should you reopen your Web browser and still see the MindDabble Toolbar, you may need to restart your computer for the uninstall process to be completed.
How do I find out what version of Internet Explore I have?
Go to the Help menu located at the top of your browser. Select "About Internet Explorer." A box will appear that tells you what version you have.
What are the system requirements for installing the MindDabble Toolbar?
The MindDabble Toolbar is currently available for Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows Vista. The MindDabble Toolbar software and cache require 1 meg of disk space on the disk drive containing your windows directory (usually the C: drive). If you are currently able to run a supported Web browser (IE 6.* or 7.*) on your computer, you should be able to install and run the MindDabble Toolbar. In particular, your Web browser and the MindDabble Toolbar require a 486 or newer, compatible processor, 16 MB of RAM, VGA display (SVGA is recommended), a mouse or similar pointing device, and Internet access.
Can I hide the MindDabble Toolbar from my browser?
For Internet Explorer 6.0 or above, you can hide the MindDabble Toolbar by doing the following:
- Go to the "View" menu at the top of your browser.
- Select "Toolbars"
- Click "MindDabble Toolbar" to hide; click again to unhide.
Does the MindDabble Toolbar track where I go on the Internet?
No, the MindDabble Toolbar does not monitor or report information about where you are traveling or what you do on Web sites.
Is the MindDabble Toolbar adware or spyware?
NO! The MindDabble Toolbar does not collect any personal information and is completely "spyware"-free and "adware"-free. Period.
The MindDabble Toolbar was specifically designed to provide a great user experience free of spyware, adware, direct marketing, data collection or other similar activities. In order to achieve that goal:
- The toolbar software DOES NOT collect personal information of any kind, period. No email address, registration or other information is required to use the product. No zip code, no email, no member name, no password. Unlike many other products, we do not even attempt to collect data upon startup as a requirement of use.
- The toolbar software DOES NOT monitor the websites visited by the end user, collect or in any manner report any information about what sites an end users visits (or any click stream activity), nor does it monitor or scrape information when you are on other sites.
- The toolbar software DOES NOT serve or facilitate so-called "contextual advertising" where pop-up ads are served based on the sites you visit. Many applications are identified as spyware because they monitor end-user Internet usage and serve contextual pop-ups. The toolbar does not engage in any such practices.
In short, the MindDabble Toolbar provides a superior search experience on an ANONYMOUS basis and without any additional monitoring, contextual ads or other nuisances
Why couldn't I install the MindDabble Toolbar?
If you are experiencing difficulties downloading the MindDabble Toolbar, you may wish to try downloading directly through the following URL (please note that you might need to copy and paste the entire URL into your browser's address line):
If you continue to have problems downloading or installing this product, please contact customer support and provide the step-by-step actions you took to arrive at the problem, and any error messages or screens you received at that point in the process.
I use Norton Internet Security, Zone Alarm, or similar firewall/proxy software and am having trouble downloading. Why?
The most common problem when downloading or installing occurs when running such software. If you are running one of these types of products, try temporarily disabling it, then go back to http://free.minddabble.com/ to try the download process again. Please remember to reactivate your firewall/proxy software once the download and installation of the toolbar is complete.
Why won't the download start or why do I get looped back to the previous page?
The most common problem when downloading or installing the MindDabble Toolbar occurs when running software such as Norton Internet Security, Zone Alarm, or other firewalls/proxy software. If you are running one of these types of products, try temporarily disabling it, then go back to http://free.minddabble.com/ to try the download process again. You can reactivate your firewall/proxy software once the download and installation of the toolbar is complete.
Why do the age groups start from 13 years of age?
MindDabble is targeted to users ages 13 and older. Users ages 12 and younger should not be using this site without the prior parental consent of their parents, in accordance with the guidelines set out by the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA). To learn more about COPPA, go to http://www.ftc.gov/ogc/coppa1.htm.
Why is Minddabble not keeping my score (MPI)?
In order for Minddabble to retain score history you will need to log into Facebook before you start your gaming session.
If you continue to have problems retaining your MPI score history, please contact customer support and provide the step-by-step actions including the name of the game you are playing, and any error messages or screens you received at that point in the process.