By the way, another reader notes that if you have Energy Saver 2.x disabled when you install Apple Displays, it may incorrectly install Energy Saver 1.1. This problem existed with the AppleVision software as well.
Claris Impact Frederick Dick got this message when trying to use Claris Impact to save files to his hard drive. He claims that reinstalling MacLinkPlus and trashing its Preferences file somehow fixed the problem.
Internet Explorer Pascal Meunier writes that: "In Mac OS 8, Internet Explorer 3.01a gives a "Disk is full" error when downloading a file larger than 5 MB. The same download worked when he used Fetch.
Although he cannot … Read more
Meanwhile, Apple has released 4 Technotes on the new driver. Much of it is probably more technical than most people would care to know, but some useful end user nuggets can be found, especially in the first one.
For example, LaserWriter 8.5.1 includes Desktop Printer Utility, which can be used independent … Read more
Update: Reader Neil Meyers writes: "Install SD 4.5 on another disk (such as a Zip cartridge), and copy the Magic Menu CMM … Read more
Apple TIL file on Ofoto A new TIL file on Ofoto and Mac OS 8 compatibility problems details this already well-documented issue. Still, it was a pleasant surprise to see that the article specifically mentioned MacFixIt - and the OS8foto fix available here.
a. Type 2 errors in Netscape Kurt Wiley reports that the Chooser extension portion of Epson 800 driver update, after being assigned to the printer port, caused a Type 2 error when he launched Netscape Communicator 4.0.3. Theo Maschus confirmed this. Drew Wong had a similar crash with the Epson 600 driver update.
b. Conflict with FileMaker Curt McAloney reports that, after … Read more
SDRAM info On the MRP today, Eric Belsley has detailed information on the new SDRAM used in the G3 Macs. Of particular interest, he notes that a statement on Apple's web site, that implies that you will need twice as much SDRAM as you now need, is simply wrong.
Qualcomm buys Now On Monday, Qualcomm (makes … Read more