A partial list of new features and fixes:Auto-repair: Both the application and Auto-Protect can automatically repair viruses if detected LiveUpdate allows easy updates of virus definitions and engine files via the Internet or Modem (not available … Read more
William Brunko suggests: "I made a new folder called Saved Mail in the Message Center, and file my mail there. All mail remains there without any problem."
Cody Charette suggests a possible work-around to get the messages to re-appear: "In Communicator, go to the Messenger Inbox. Then go to the View Menu. The fourth choice down is Messages with a cascading menu to the right. This menu is the key to the … Read more
Regarding the problem with long file names, Jeff Chandler (from Microsoft) states: "I have seen this happen. Usually it is because the file has a character in the name that the other OS won't allow or can't recognize. Basically it happens because the two platforms use the same character sets for ASCII (roughly characters 0-127) but the upper (also called extended) characters are different. For example, if you name a … Read more
"I upgraded to QT 3.0, Pro edition. Now when I play Marathon (ver 1), the music does not play correct. It is harsh, scratchy, and just does not sound right. QT version … Read more
SoundApp 2.5 is out. New formats supported include: MPEG-2.5 Layer III files, including WAVE MP3 files, MPEG-2 Layer I and II files, EPOC 32 (Psion Series 5) sound files (a-law only), Atari AVR, arbitrary QuickTime compression formats, and conversion to EPOC 32 (Psion Series 5) sound files (a-law only). Other new features include: A slider in the Status window to … Read more
Several readers suggested using SoftWindows or VirtualPC to run the Windows version of Quicken. However, even assuming that the emulation runs acceptably fast on your Mac, this is not likely to sit well with readers who complained that the current Mac version of Quicken was already too "Windows-like."
Dave … Read more
Max Heim writes: "Many users on the Epson printer mailing list report that using the 850 driver with the 800 (or other) printer results in unacceptably dark printouts. It is speculated that the new smaller jet size of the 850 printer is the cause, in that the driver tells the older printer to lay down too much ink. So the new driver may not be a cure-all (the Epson 850 is not yet available in the US)."
Update: Peter … Read more