On a 680X0 machine, Kwai found that having AppleShare Client 3.7.2 installed prevented restarting or shutting down; instead a message appears that some unknown application refuses to quit. Steve Crossman found that, after installing the 3.… Read more
FlashPix plug-in glitch? Theo Maschas was having "a strange problem causing Photoshop 4.0.1 to quit with a Type 25 error, when applying certain of its own plug-ins (such as Grain and Stained Glass) to an image, if … Read more
Note that it cannot fix the sleep-related blinking question mark problem (noted especially on the Power Mac 7300) described here previously.
If this does not work for … Read more
This led David Werblo to pose an equally interesting question: If the problem is really dependent on the OS, how does the Mac "know" what OS is in use at the time the startup delay occurs? People describe this problem as occurring almost immediately upon turning on the Mac, before the hard drive even … Read more
Two OpenFolderListDF files on one disk Regarding a previous report, a reader writes that they were having some freeze problems that they determined was due to the presence of two copies of the invisible Mac OS 8 OpenFolderListDF file on their drive. Deleting the older one and rebuilding the desktop solved the problem.
Update: As reported by several readers (… Read more
In related news: The PowerBook Memory Source web site has a follow-up column to its previous report on PowerBook 3400 modem problems.