"These Macs can ship with a Geoport modem card pre-installed. The Geoport modem card depends on a Shared Library in the Extensions folder called 'Serial (Built-in).' If this Shared Library is disabled using the Extensions Manager or removed from the Extensions folder," the freeze may occur. However, you can start up by … Read more
HP laser printers: use Apple printer driver Many readers noted that, for HP PostScript laser printers (such as the LaserJet 5MP), you can work-around most problems with the HP printer software by simply discarding it and using Apple's LaserWriter software instead. Some readers reported success with LaserWriter 8.4.x. Others said they had better luck with version 8.3.x. The only hitch here may be in selecting the best PPD file to use. However, … Read more
By the way, I downloaded the demo version yesterday and gave it a spin. The demo does not let you … Read more
Michael Depsky wrote me to say that he had a problem with the update. After installing it, the Virtual PC application was apparently corrupted. When he launched it, he got an error message saying that he needed to reinstall Virtual PC.
I had my own more serious problem with the update. Installing the update went fine, including installing the updated components from within the Windows95 environment. However, when I … Read more
A updated version of Resource Remover, a utility useful to move Mac documents to other platforms (as Unix server), is out.
PowerMenu v2.0.1, a Contextual Menu utility, fixes a number of memory management and stability bugs.