Update: Bob Armstrong writes: "Riven demands that the screen be set at 16 bit resolution, thousands of colors, and if it is not currently set there, it sets it there for you. If it cannot set the screen to 16 bit resolution, … Read more
Startup Delay to be fixed in Mac OS 8.1? Paul Clark writes: "Apple Support has posted a response on the Performa Discussion Board which confirms that OS 8.1 will indeed fix the start-up delay problem (previously discussed here at MacFixIt) experienced by so many Performa users."
Bob Warner writes: "Netscape History 3.0.1 doesn't appear to work with Surf Express 1.1."
I had a problem where I could not reconnect after a disconnect. Instead I would get the message "Surf Express encountered a network error..." Quitting my web browser (Netscape Navigator) worked-around the problem. As suggested by Danny Skarka, "disabling" Surf Express by … Read more
The Macintosh Opinion site has a page demonstrating a <blockquote> formatting error with Internet Explorer 4.0.
Overall Explorer still sounds like it is beta-ware. Of course, Navigator did not fare much better in its recent upgrade. Maybe the problem is that these packages have gotten too complex (MIE installs over 200 files!) to ever be adequately tested … Read more
Crashes, freezes, unexpected quits, out of memory The most common complaints, as mentioned here previously, involve crashes (Type 2, Type 3, and more), freezes, unexpected quits and "out of memory" error messages. Problems exist both with Explorer itself and with the Outlook Express companion program. In addition to the work-arounds suggested in the … Read more
Hewlett-Packard confirmed that the brand-new HP LaserJet 4000 will not print single, standard postcards without jamming after every 3 or 4 cards.
Claris confirmed that their brand-new rotating graphics feature in FileMaker 4.0 rotates EPS graphics on-screen but won't print them.
Update: Christopher Cunningham writes: "I had the same problem. Quicken tech support told me to use an older print driver. I am using 8.3.3 and everything prints out fine." R. Russell Reed confirms that this is a general problem with Quicken … Read more