"A contact at Apple found a more reliable work-around for the Global Village/Open Transport PPP bug: 1. Switch TCP/IP to something that doesn't use the modem, such as MacIP or Ethernet 2. Trash ASLM preferences 3. Reboot 4. Switch your TCP/IP settings back to what they were"
Jeff Keller (of PowerWatch, where the Twin Turbo software update is mirrored) writes: The IMS Twin Turbo driver 4.0 is incompatible with the new screen capture features in 7.6 and above. Many others have had problems with Finder graphics (missing letters on files, etc.). Switching back to v.3.8 solves the problems."
Robert M. Hall writes: "Certain PICT resources in applications were being drawn strangely, especially in Spider Island … Read more
Steve Dagley, in replying to this item, adds that there should be little addition to System Memory "unless you've got several Communicator windows open … Read more
b. IMS's web page now lists a link to version 4.0 of its Twin Turbo driver. Update: Earlier today, when I clicked on it, I got a "File Not Found" error. It reportedly now works. If you use Netscape, Paul Cheng recommends using the Option-Click technique (when selecting the link) to ensure a successful download.
c. NetFinder 1.1.2 is now out.
Note: When we covered this issue in February, another solution was suggested: Add a space in front of the file name "OpenTpt AppleTalk Library."
A couple of readers also complained about sound-related conflicts with the Audio Tuneup extension (which did not even get installed on my Mac!).
Readers also reportvarious conflicts with Communicator and Web Quick 1.4.
On the plus side, Communicator … Read more
a. Matt Peterson reports PPP Menu still conflicts with SAM 4.0.8, resulting in an 'Error 88' crash when changing the SAM's preferences.
b. Bruce Hiles writes that PhotoGIF 2.1x3 still forgets its registration number and won't allow its reentry when PPP Menu is installed.
c. Scott Jennings lost sound on his PowerCenter 180 when PPP Menu was installed.
d. Another reader reports that he could not send faxes … Read more