24196 & 24197: Desktop Printing Utility does not work in Mac OS 8. "It should work in Mac OS 8.1. For those that can use it: Be sure to have 'Shared Library Manager' or 'Shared Library Manager PPC' (for Power PC-based Macintosh) files turned on in the Extension Manager and restart your computer before running the application."
30180: Serial (Built-in) prevents startup freeze "'Serial (Built-in)' shared library is needed to prevent a startup freeze in Power Mac 5500 and 6500."
David Cebula adds some clarification: "If you created your underlines by turning on the underline format (Command-U) and hitting the space bar, they will not print (but will show up on the screen). If you created underlines with the underline character (Shift- -) then they will print."
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a. Follow-up to tips from last time For the PowerBook 3400 internal modem, several readers reported that shifting to the 3COM Impact Analog 14.4 script (as mentioned last time) resulted in a dramatic increase in the reported connection speed (to as high as 38,400 bps!). I tried this and found this to be so. However, my actual throughput … Read more
As it turns out, two informed sources sent me related explanations describing what they believe is going on. One even provided a possible work-around (although you would have to be willing to take a soldering gun to your Mac's logic … Read more
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Previous statements from Apple suggested that the problem was limited to Power Macintosh 5260/120 or Performa 6360 models. However, the Read Me text for the updater is more vague, … Read more