However, according to Michael Macrone, the new version still does not fix the documented conflict between FinderPop and QuicKeys 3.5.2r1 in Mac OS 8. At least on his Mac, "the same thing still happens. When I attempt to use any of several contextual menu modules (not the … Read more
"Aladdin Systems is currently investigating reports of some problems running the True Finder Integration control panel. We are examining the possible causes of the problems but do not have conclusive evidence yet. We have not been able to identify the exact nature of the problem nor whether it is caused solely by an Aladdin product."
The full message also offers some fairly standard troubleshooting advice. One of the problems specifically mentioned is "discoloration (colored noise) in … Read more
The release version of the OS is expected to automatically disable current versions of Conflict Catcher 4 if … Read more
Cross platform help Need help surviving in a cross-platform Mac-Windows environment? Check out MacWindows Tutorials. (Thanks, Kurt Kroeger.) Digital camera support As the PowerWatch page fades into the sunset (along with Power Computing itself), Webmaster Jeff Keller shifts his attention to a new project: the Digital Camera Resource Page. Bare Feats The old MacBuzz Labs site is now "Bare Feats."
Software & Hardware Tracker II, a FileMaker Pro 3.0/4.0 relational database, is out. SmartKeys 3.2, a typing/typesetting utility, is out. Spam Blaster 1.5 is now up to beta11. DragThing 2.1 … Read more
ShrinkWrap For those concerned about the problem mounting ShrinkWrap files on large hard disks (as mentioned last time), a couple of readers said that they prefer Apple's Disk Copy 6.x in any case.
Oddly, it starts by saying that "This error message indicates that the system is either busy or is undergoing maintenance. High traffic volume or system maintenance can make any online service unavailable temporarily." It then goes on to describe solutions that seem to have nothing to do with high traffic volume or system maintenance. Maybe that's why several people are reporting that the fixes … Read more
-8993 errors Readers offered numerous suggestions for fixing this problem, as reported last time. A suggestion from Dave Kragness was to "delete the Printing Prefs and reset up the printers through the Chooser." Another reader claimed that repeated zapping of the PRAM would help.
Print as File problems Tom Kacvinsky claims that you can work around this problem (mentioned last time) by turning off background printing from the Print dialog box's "Background printing" menu.
FrameMaker glitch David Werblo reports that … Read more
Magic Menu bugs Numerous readers concurred that the multi-colored patch problem appeared to be due to some conflict between RAM Doubler 2 and Aladdin's TFI file. However, an equal number contended that RAM Doubler 2 was not involved, since they had the exact same symptom without having RAM Doubler installed. Other readers suggested the involvement of still other utilities (… Read more