Steve Wood also had problems with electronic filing with TaxCut. Tech support suggested it was an extension problem, but could not suggest a specific extension as the likely cause. Steve had the … Read more
Anton Rang believes he has the explanation. If the explanation is correct, it seems general enough that we may also expect to see it in other situations: "There is a routine in the program which looks for the CD-ROM by scanning the volume (VCB) queue. It looks at the first entry in the queue … Read more
CW-7502 firmware updates Panasonic has fixed the main problem(s) with this recorder. Additionally, we are making some changes in Adaptec Toast to accommodate Panasonic. For functionality, only the firmware update is required.
Not every user has the problem. The most notable symptom was an "Unstable SCSI Chain" error when using Adaptec Toast on a G3 Macintosh and, naturally, trouble writing CDs.
Important: There are two versions of the 7502 CDR … Read more
The firmware upgrade will only work on generic Quantum products. The way to find out if you have a generic drive is to look for the P/N number. The P/N is on a sticker that is located on the plastic data cable housing. For the Fireball ST the part number should read: p/n ST … Read more
The biggest buzz these days continues to be on Java-related crashes with both Netscape and Microsoft web browsers. Another buzz is on problems with Epson Stylus Color printers, particularly an inability to get them to work with G3 Macs.
Sleeper 3.0.2 public beta is out. This version warns users if they have a Quantum Fireball ST hard drive that may contain a firmware bug (see also today's related Late-Breaker). The Sleeper Strip control strip module now allows users to temporarily turn off Sleeper, invoke its capabilities separately, and open the … Read more
Update Rachel Robbins adds: "I had the same problem. However, I found that if I put the plug-ins at the root level of the plug-ins folder, that fixed the problem. In most cases, if I put plug-ins in folders inside the plug-ins folder, I immediately got a freeze or crash again."