Greg Morin noted that, on his Performa 636CD with an Apple Comm Slot Ethernet card, the 7.6 Installer mistakenly installed the "Ethernet LC&… Read more
a. The networking problem Several readers (including Leslie Vandiver, Nate Caplin and Hugh McAnany) suggested that updating to (or reinstalling) Open Transport 1.1.2 might help. A few suggested simply reinstalling 1.1.1 from the Mac OS 7.6 CD. Saul Bozada added that this problem may not even be specific to Mac OS 7.6; he had it with System 7.5.3.
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a. Question: Why does my PowerBook 3400 series computer sometimes freeze/hang when I cancel a software installation? Answer: It is possible that this freeze could be caused by having an old version of the ObjectSupportLib file installed. There are some third party applications that install an older version of ObjectSupportLib file in to the Extensions Folder. The older versions … Read more
On a related note, I received a report that claimed that connecting the QuickCam to the modem port solved certain problems that occurred when it was connected to printer port.
Update: The virus is called the ShareFun.A virus and is described more on an McAfee web page. Technically, it does not spread just by reading the email message. You have to open the attached document to … Read more
Update: This problem appears to be limited just to Mac OS 7.6.