Update: A clarification Several readers requested that I point out that Apple is phasing out of U.S. national retail chains, but not all retail stores. "Apple will continue to offer products at the retail level through regional retail chains, specialized Apple dealers, computer dealers,varS and catalogs. These represent over … Read more
Fernando adds: "The G3 is running OS 8.1 with the Built-in Ethernet driver that comes with 8.1, version 2.0.2. However, I have also tried it on another G3 (a 233/Desktop) with OS 8.0 and Built-in Ethernet 2.0.1 with the same results. I previously used VPC on a PM7500 and all worked perfectly. As … Read more
Is it the disk or the drive? As to the question of whether the problem is due to a damaged disk or a damaged drive, … Read more
Not sure exactly what this means, but... Jay Farrell found an "odd font icon in the System suitcase named .Keyboard." He found a similarly named FOND resource in the Appearance Extension. When he deleted this resource from Appearance and rebooted, the System suitcase error message no longer occurred.
Several readers noted that a supposedly damaged System file can likely still be opened if it (or a duplicate) is dragged out of the System Folder.
Update: Kurt Kroeger … Read more
Rick adds: "I've noticed much improved anti-aliasing with ATM 4.0.3, especially when the there's a colored background. The left column of MacWEEK's web site used to be unreadable with ATM 4.0. It's crystal … Read more
Tom Johnson discovered that TechTool 1.1.6 saves the PRAM data in a different way than 1.1.5. If you use TechTool 1.1.6 to restore your PRAM using a 1.1.5 PRAM Save file, you will likely get a system freeze.
Too early to tell if this is … Read more