Type 84 errors and more On my PowerBook 3400, but not on my 7500, I sporadically get Type 84 errors, most often when accessing a popup menu. Although I can dismiss the alert box, additional problems occur soon after that require that I restart the PowerBook. It is probably some extension conflict, but the problem happens so infrequently (maybe about twice a week) that it is impossible … Read more
Tech-News mail list The No Wonder web site recently launched a Tech-News mailing list. It periodically sends you troubleshooting tips garnered fromvarious sources, including MacFixIt.
Rick Darenberg writes: "If you try to set the frequency of a transaction to 'twice a month' all the scheduled the … Read more
A reader is already reporting a problem with the new 5.04A driver for the Epson Stylus 800. He writes that, with background printing enabled, he got a Type 10 crash after printing from a program, quitting the program and then relaunching it. The culprit is the Epson Print Monitor 3 file. Kurt Wiley reported a similar problem with the Print Monitor file, but also implicated Power FPU 1.2.
Update: Michael Simmons deatils a related bug: "… Read more
Word and WordPerfect I found this of particular interest because I had recently gotten similar reports of "Disk is full" errors with other applications. For example, Lukas Hauser wrote: "There seems to be a problem with Word 5.… Read more
Update: As … Read more
MacCentral already has a feature article on the new G3 speed demons. Reviews are already posted in MacWEEK (a and b) and Macworld. MacInTouch also has some more specs including a preliminary list of "compatibility issues" (such as "you have to disconnect LocalTalk cables when switching AppleTalk to Ethernet").