However, Max Cohoon now notes that Microsoft has posted a support document (dated April 28) that describes this problem and its resolution: Cause: The Embedding Preferences file, Registration Database file or the PPC Registration Database file is damaged. The posted solution is to delete these files and resinstall Office 98.
"Yesterday I spoke to an Apple tech who said there is a known problem that can cause a client Mac to freeze when connecting to an AppleShare server. I've experienced this problem myself where a Mac will freeze the moment the server icon appears on the desktop. It's worth noting that I'm having the problem with a … Read more
Several readers note that the problem remains, even with newer versions of AppleShare software, if your are using a NT server. For example, Jonathan Guthrie writes: "Our NT 4 server with Mac File Services, shares both 4GB and 9GB drives to avariety of Macs. Even using OS 8.1 and AppleShare 3.7.4, the 1.9 … Read more
FindIt problem Three readers (Tom McKenna, Kiran Wagle and Dr. Benway) all report a problem with the FindIt component of the Iomega 6.0 update: when you try to use it, it does not work, typically leading to an error … Read more
In other words, this should fix the previously reported disk corruption bug.
I will be there and will be posting reports from Macworld here at MacFixIt, as I have done for … Read more
I still use ClarisWorks 4.0v5. … Read more