It includes several bug fixes. Most notably, it fixes the crash on startup when loading preferences (as covered on MacFixIt when 4.0.4 was first … Read more
Mac OS 8.1 and Apple Video Player Several readers report problems with sound (low sound to no sound) when using the new version of Apple Video Player included with Mac OS 8.1. Reverting to an older version fixes this.
File sharing cannot be enabled after updating to Mac OS 8.1? More than a half dozen users have been unable to enable file sharing after updating to Mac OS 8.1. Although I doubt … Read more
List View problem The problem with List View displays on NT servers, which may have been fixed with AppleShare 3.7.2, is back in the 3.7.4 version included with Mac OS 8.1.
Folder Icon Cleaner 2.02 David Himelright writes: "After running Folder Icon Cleaner, Disk First Aid reports every nuked custom icon as a problem on my HFS disk." Repairing the disk with Disk First Aid solved the problem.
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MasterJuggler Pro Tim Ditch writes: "… Read more
Aladdin Systems is aware of the problem and is working on a solution. Until then, users of SpaceSaver need to disable the Control Panel (turn it off), or postpone upgrading to Mac OS 8.1. Aladdin … Read more
Password Security From Apple: "The posting of Password Security 1.0.6 addresses a problem with the Mac OS 8.1 installer where the control panel will not get installed on a PowerBook 2400 or 3400 unless it already exists. Since Mac OS 8.0 didn't install the control panel, it is unlikely that the 8.1 installer will install it. You should download this software if … Read more