SAM Regarding a previously mentioned conflict between Word and SAM Intercept in Mac OS 8, Bob Aldridge claims that to work-around the problem it is not sufficient to turn Sam Intercept off from with the control panel itself, you … Read more
Meanwhile, Look Mom, No Hands! is up to version 1.4! It now works correctly with Speed Doubler 8, and fixes some other cosmetic bugs.
However, Brian McCarty wrote that the Installer failed to work when updating his version 3.2.3. It looked for a file called FaxMenu, which he says it could not find, and then halted the installation.
Update: Rob Costain notes: "The download page for the updater states that it only works with the full version of FaxSTF. FaxSTF states that the updater is not for bundled versions of the … Read more
Jon Iverson spoke to Apple Tech support about the icon file in the trash problem. They said they were aware of it and planned to fix it in "the next or later update of Mac OS 8. They stressed that it is harmless and not to worry about it."
As to the larger issue of the proliferation of these files on your disk (not in the Trash), there is still no definitive explanation. In my conversations with … Read more
Mostly positive. Typical responses include: "I installed 1.3.1 on three machines, two of which are running OS 8. So far, it's been working perfectly." (Steve Weintraub) "My Mac has suffered from this ever since OS 8 was installed; however, updating to Drive Setup … Read more
OT/PPP Strip 1.0.3 is out. It fixes the bug "that would cause the resource fork of the Remote Access Connections to be closed improperly, resulting in a closed file whose resource map was still in memory."