a. Vanishing Comments text Try this: Open the Get Info window of any file on a floppy disk. Type in some text to the Comments box. Close the window. Now eject the disk (it actually may be sufficient merely to close the window that contains the file). Now go back to the Get Info window again. Your comment text may have vanished! This happens to me every time - on two … Read more
b. How to reset the Power Manager on each of the different PowerBook models is another frequent source of confusion. I had covered this issue in a now-deleted MacFixIt Reports item (it is now included in the third edition of Sad Macs). Apple explains it in a new TIL file (#0014449) and April 4 Information Alley article.
The biggest change, as previously promised, is the elimination of almost all Type 11 errors. "Now most of these errors will instead 'unexpectedly quit' the foreground application."
The Technote also makes … Read more
The good news: PPP Menu 2.0.1 is now available. The authors claim that it fixes "99.9% of the bugs reported."
On related news from Rockstar: … Read more
The disk images for the update will be in the new Disk Copy 6.1 format. So you will need to download that utility in order to obtain the update.
As usual, I stand ready to receive your troubleshooting … Read more
"It then informs you of any out-of-date software you own, and uses the version information from your hard disk scan to help update its own database of products. This occurs when you execute the Download Current Versions command. The version information sent from your computer to our database is the same information that is displayed in the Finder's Get Info dialog box."