Meanwhile, Microsoft Explorer 3.01 beta was released recently. As noted in MacWEEK: "Explorer 3.01 can download a file from a FTP site without a helper application. An option to accept or decline cookies has been added. The beta version … Read more
a. If you use System 7.5.3, there is a conflict between Adobe Type Manager 4.0 and the Apple LaserWriter 8.4.0, 8.4.1, and 8.4.2 drivers: your system may crash when you attempt to change a printer in the Chooser. To solve this, use a different driver or use Adobe Type Manager Deluxe 4.0.
b. Most Fax drivers require … Read more
"StyleScript was not intentionally designed to work with Apple's desktop printing software, but because we follow Apple's design principals, StyleScript worked with the original desktop printing software. Apple has since released a new version of the desktop printing software that will only work with Apple printers. Ourselves, like HP, Epson and Canon, can not make desktop … Read more
"Apple has discovered an issue that can cause a system crash when running Mac OS 7.6 and applications using QuickTime. Although this issue can be encountered using any application which uses QuickTime, it will most likely be encountered when using high end video editing programs and large QuickTime files. Increasing the memory allocation for the application may help avoid this. This issue occurs only with Mac OS 7.6; it does not occur with System 7.5.5 or earlier versions of system software. Apple is working on a solution."
a. Kevin Adey reports "I get a system error, "Finder - Unimplemented trap," when I try to close the box where you add/remove applications." Bill Brown had essentially the same problem.
Update: Drag original files instead of aliases. This should avoid the system error - according to both Daryl Cornutt and Adam Martin.
b. Jake Plotkin found that it caused problems accessing servers through aliases listed in the Recent Servers folder. Jay Duff had a similar problem: "Once PPP menu was installed, I hard lock … Read more
Update: This policy shift probably does … Read more