45051: Q. I have an AppleShare Client that mounts our AppleShare server at startup. After upgrading to AppleShare IP 5.0, it now mounts the same AppleShare volume twice. Once through AppleTalk and once through TCP/IP. Why? A. This happens when the old AppleShare Prep file has an entry for the server using AppleTalk, then an entry is made with AppleShare IP 5.0 for the server through TCP/IP. To prevent the two volumes, you should throw away the AppleShare Prep file and create the … Read more
a. The problem only occurs if you use the version of SimpleText (version 1.4) that ships with Mac OS 8 and only if you use it while running Mac OS 8. So one simple way to avoid this problem in Mac OS 8 is to revert back to a … Read more
a. The Read Me that goes with it does not meet Apple guidelines for Read Me files. There are several typos in it ("extesnsion", "occours"). Finder is not properly capitalized ("small finder patch"). We do not use the word "patch" to refer to … Read more
b. Andrew Dean reports a very high failure rate for the AC power adapters for PowerBook 540c machines.
However, in a couple of cases, readers (such as John Barnett) are reporting that they get an error message (when trying to launch Desktop Pictures) saying that the file needs to be placed in the Control Panels folder - even though … Read more
Find out why Mac OS 8 Kicks Butt.
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a. 30141: Apple Serial Modem and PowerBook 3400: Q. The Mac OS 8 Apple Serial Modem Read Me states that it works with the PowerBook 3400 internal modem. However, I can not select internal modem in the Preference File. A. The following steps will allow you to select the internal modem:
Install the Apple Telecom 3.2.2 software from the Mac OS 8 CD. The installer software is located in the CD Extras Folder: Apple Telecom: Serial … Read more