b. Yank 1.3.1 is out. This utility can be used to uninstall applications and their associated files in one step.
New Download Library policy: A few of the most often updated files in the Download Library will now be represented by links to a web or ftp site where the latest version can be found - rather than by having the actual file on my web site. The first use of this policy is with:
a. Check out the Mac and Mac Clone Performance Comparison Page for dozens of pages of performance data.
b. Can't recall an obscure keyboard combination? Try the Mac Boot Key Combos page. Of course, the Shortcuts Apple Guide document (accessed from the Finder) is another useful source of this type of info.
c. The Daily Mac OS Info Page is yet another general Mac news page.
New information suggests that the problem may indeed more likely be due how Sprint and other NSPs handle certain routing requests - combined with Apple sending the request in a way that gets it turned down … Read more
Update: Several readers report back that this solution does work!
b. Regarding the problems with the Startup Disk control panel, Greg Neutra suggested trying the shareware utility called Set Startup instead. However, this utility appears to work only with SCSI drives, not IDE drives - which unfortunately are the ones most affected by this problem. (Thanks Jim Huddleston.)