Default Folder 2.9 has been released. It has several bug fixes and some neat new features including: *New "Recent" and "Favorites" folders in the Apple menu allow you to access folders as easily from the Finder as from within file dialogs; You can click on greyed-out filenames instead of typing them in Save dialogs; A "Rename" command lets you correct or change the names of folders and files without going to the Finder.
This version is for PowerPC Macs only. It also now includes AOL Instant Messenger. If you don't want this addition, a reader reports that you can delete it by "deleting the AIM Module folder prior to running the installer, and clicking Skip during the installation process."Update: Steve Dagley adds: "It's been noted that Beta 1 Communicator 4.5 is PowePC only. I'd like to clarify that this is not just … Read more
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Concerning the issue of getting the updated driver on cartridges, a new Apple Tech Info Library file, titled "Power Macintosh G3: Starting Up From ZIP Cartridges," offers some related information:
Q. I have a Power Macintosh G3 Minitower computer with the Revision II logic board. Why can I not start the computer up from the internal Zip drive with a valid system … Read more
"There is a ROM/system board problem on the new PowerMac G3 All-in-one systems, code named Artemis. These machines have Matshita CR-587 internal 24X ATA CD-ROM drives that can read nearly any type of CD, including CD-R and CD-RW. However, they will not boot from CD-R or CD-RW! Booting from any Mac OS 8.1 startup CD works fine, but put a CD-R/RW in the drive and it's 'blinking question mark disk' time. How do I know it's a ROM/system … Read more
According to Christopher Ciolorito, Initio implied that the extended … Read more
Sonnet Technology tech support replied: "The Adaptec card has been known to conflict with our card. We are working diligently on the problem. We have been in contact with Adaptec to solve this problem. So, the best advise I can offer is to remove the Adaptec card."