Essentially, you cannot use the Printer port for a serial device when AppleTalk is active. Making matters worse, simply turning off AppleTalk from the Chooser is often not enough by itself. You may also have to restart. Apple adds: "However, be aware that using file sharing … Read more
Regarding Apple's statement that the problem occurs in G3 Macs that have "Outrigger and K1 enclosures," Kevin Purcell writes that these terms were internal code names for the products. Outrigger refers to the desktop case (so named because of the swing out power supply). K1 is the mini-tower case (it's half of a K2 case, such as the one used in the 8600). This implies that the shut-off problem may affect all G3 … Read more
GTE recently updated their email system. A reader found a problem with the update if you use Emailer 2.x: "To send mail, your 'email account' entry should be set up as <Account Name>@gte.net but to receive mail you have to change it to <Account Name>@mail.gte.net. To work-around this problem I configured 2 GTE accounts within Claris Emailer, GTE[get] and GTE[send], each one configured appropriately to get or receive mail."… Read more
Mike Silverman notes that the Update did indeed fix the problem he was having with his Global Village PC card modem on a PowerBook 2400c. He had been getting an error message about "PC Card services not being installed." He adds: "In addition to the driver … Read more
"We're aware of the problem, and have fixed it in an upcoming revision (we hope to release the revision within the next two months). For our truly security conscious patrons, one possible work around is to delete the password from the Account Entry screen; Emailer will prompt for a password the first time you attempt to retrieve mail from the POP account, and then cache the password until the application is terminated."
"Due to changes in Mac OS 8.1, Conflict Catcher 4.0.3 and earlier (including all versions of Conflict Catcher 3) will not be compatible with this update. We are currently finishing testing of Conflict Catcher 4.1 which will address this issue and include several other minor enhancements.
Conflict Catcher 4.1 will work correctly on System 7.0 and later.
We anticipate that the Conflict … Read more