Step 3: Download Ion

Go here to download Ion, which will allow you to play the games.
Open the file.
Extract all files.
Send the files to your calculator's RAM.
If you need help look at the pictures.
Hey you can copy and paste this to your notepad so you don't waste ur $$$ on a subscription
<p>I can't install that io thing how do I do this with ti connect CE\</p>
<p>You have to get the CE version of that software, which should also be on TI's site.</p>
<p>Whenever I get to the screen where I try to load a game, the game won't work. For example, when I try to load Mario, I open the game to the screen that says</p><p>prgmMARIO</p><p>and press enter, the screen just says </p><p>ERR:SYNTAX</p><p>1:Quit</p><p>which brings me back to the &quot;prgmMARIO&quot; screen. I have a TI-84 Plus</p>
<p>There are some games that can be played with nothing other than the calculator's OS, but there are others that require more downloads (like Ion and MirageOS) to make the game compatible. I assume that Mario game runs on Ion. If it does, you have to download Ion, launch it from the &quot;APPS&quot; folder, and then launch the game from the Ion menu. It won't work if you try to launch it with the &quot;PRGM&quot; button.</p>
This post is like 5 y/o. lol
Does this work with the ti-84 plus ce?
<p>No, you'll have to use a different strategy for that, but it's SUPER easy. Basically, instead of downloading TI manager, download TI manager CE. Then, drag the game into your files. (Games designed for the TI-84+ will work this way, but I'd still advise you to download from a site other than TIcalc.org, that way you can take advantage of the CE display and get a pacman game that looks like actual pacman, etc etc.) Once you've done this, unless the game is an assembly/asm game, you should be fine. Open up programs and select the game. If the game IS an asm file, go to your catalog, select &quot;Asm(&quot; and paste it into your homescreen by pressing enter. Then open up your programs, and select the game. It'll paste the run command after &quot;Asm(&quot;, and then you should be good to go. Press enter, and your game should run.</p>
<p>When I load Ion onto the calculator, it is Archived. I go to unarchive it, it says</p><p>ERR:VARIABLE</p><p>1:Quit</p><p>2:GoTo</p><p>When I press quit, everything closes, and when I press GoTo, it takes me back to the menu where I try to unarchive Ion, only to lead to the same result. I have a TI-84 Plus. </p>
<p>The method he lists here is pretty terrible. The way he's using is pretty buggy. Basically all you need to do is open up device explorer, drag the game file onto your desktop, and then drag it onto your flash/archive. If it STILL doesn't work, try uninstalling Ion, and instead install MirageOS. Hope this helped!</p>
<p>how do you delete the games.</p>
<p>so I have a TI-84+, and whenever I open doors cs 7 and select the game it just types programBREAKOUT and when I hit enter it just loads for a second, then says Done. That's all. Any idea how to fix it?</p>
<p>You have to press enter when it pops up</p>
<p>You have to press enter when it pops up</p>
So having a problem, when I try to install anything I get the error &quot;sorry. It appears that (insert program here) was created for another calculator and does not work on TI-84 Plus CE - 5320. We cannot send it
<p>The problem is that you have a CE edition, I have the same. Sicne the screen resolutions are different, many programs are not compatable.</p>
<p>It's also possible to play original gameboy games on a ti-84 cse as well by using ti-boy.</p>
<p>thank you</p>
<p>My calculator says Err: Archived everytime i try to play a game and it gives me the options of 1: Quit and 2: Goto and when i try to play a game thats not archived it says error syntax. Help please</p>
<p>Will this mess up my calculator in any way? I don't want a $120 calculator to only be able to play video games.</p>
<p>no, it just takes up space therefore slowing down your calculator</p>
<p>will the fx 83gt plus work??</p>
<p>i downloaded it onto the calculator... ion that is... and once i click on it it dosnt say ion installed... *frustration*<br></p>
<p>Need help. After pressing enter with the program &quot;Ion&quot;, my calculator keeps displaying &quot;Syntax Error&quot; instead of &quot;Done.&quot; Can someone please help me?</p>
<p>Ion is made for ti-83, not 84. Get DoorsCS7 for 84</p>
Help please? i keep trying to add not only ion but doors CS, but it will not allow me to set to RAM. <br>Yes, i tried the button on the right, and nothing happened. I can only send it to &quot;archive.&quot; <br>How can i fix this?
<p>I get the exact same thing, and I don't know how to fix it.</p>
<p>The Archive is the ram. On newer versions of TI Connect and the calculator, Flash/Archive is what you want, not the RAM. It's no different, his version is just older. They seperated the Flash/Archive and RAM, so Flash/Archive is where the apps and programs are actually located.</p>
<p>i try to install the program but then it tells me there is an err: syntax I NEED HELP!</p>
<p>Does it work for the TI-84 Plus C Silver Edition?</p>
OMG, it friggin cleared my ram. AHHH, i spent an hour putting all those in =____=
<p>Every one just get Mirage OS, it is so much easier because you send all your games to your ram. Some examples of games you can play are mario and tetris. it organizes it into one folder. so get mirage os ok</p>
<p>THere's no mario</p>
it keeps clearing my ram =_____= someone help please?<br>
Yea, mine too. What I did was back everything up in TI-Connect and click restore when it gets cleared.
well, why don't put all the stuff in archive? Go to the memory menu, let you display all and then press enter to archive it.<br>Ion can't handle archived games, but a other program that can't be deleted via ram-clears called DoorsCS can, it has also a lot more features than Ion. It can be found here: http://www.cemetech.net/scripts/countdown.php?/83plus/asm/shells/dcs7.zip&amp;location=wiki
Yes, but if if you put it in archive, when you have to clear your ENTIRE memory for quizzes, tests, midterms or finals, you will still lose it, unless your school is pretty slack and doesn't make you clear you calculator.
Then get zStart (http://www.ticalc.org/archives/files/fileinfo/429/42907.html), make it run on ram clears, get Omnicalc (http://www.ticalc.org/archives/files/fileinfo/226/22626.html) and activate the memory protection, now go to zStart and insert all Omnicalc hooks, try to put zStart again before you hand in the calculator. You'll notice that people can't visit any-more the reset menu. :)
Or use Mirage, you can set it up so when you clear the memory, it clears the memory without removing Mirage and all the games, and still displays the message all the teachers look for. You still have to be able to visit the reset menu, otherwise the teachers will just take the calculator away then you better be able to do math in your head, and fast.
It also works perfectly if you go to memory &gt; Group &gt; new group &gt; add+ &gt; press &quot;right arrow&quot; &gt; press &quot;enter&quot;. It comes with the calculator, and stays there even if the calculator is reset. To get it all put back just go back to memory &gt; group &gt; ungroup &gt; select your group &gt; press &quot;3&quot;.
But if all your memory is deleted the groups are as well. I found a little program to overgo really EVERYTHING:<br>http://www.brandonw.net/calculators/fake/<br>Well, I didn't try it out yet thought.
<p>Great for Ti-83, but doesn't work for 84</p>
<p>ion is made for TI-83 calculators</p>
<p>my computer wont connect with my calculator even though i downloaded ti connect and like it cant find it or something. </p>
<p>Your calculator has to be on, you know it right?</p>
<p>Every time I try to put the three ion files on my calculator, as in right clicking them, there's no option to send to my calculator, and if I try to open one, Windows Explorer stops working and restarts. If anybody is still here to answer questions, please help?</p>
every time i go to transfer ION to my calculator. it says "access denied" does anyone know how to get past this? its driving me crazy
i got the same prob when u figure it out plz contact me and i will do da same wit u
Texas Instruments has recently added anti-gaming firmware to their calculators. This means you will not be able to install ION or anything like that to your calculator unless you convert your calculator to a previous version. An example a calculator with this is: TI-84 C Silver Edition

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