This is caused by AppleTalk. AppleTalk tends to take over the printer port when active, and this will prevent a serial printer from using it. This prevention makes the serial printer's driver choose the modem port to print to. The act of making AppleTalk inactive (either in … Read more
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RealPC Insignia's answer to Connectix' Virtual PC is RealPC. According to a MacWEEK article, it has been released.
Update: Andrew Gara notes that UMAX's web page says that VistaScan software 2.3.9 is for one lot of scanners and 2.3 is for another lot. In any case, both versions still have the conflict. For example, Andreas Wolf writes: "… Read more
In this regard, Xavier Bury wrote that he found he could get FileMaker Pro to work as expected if he did a control-double-click. "Hold the mouse down on the second click and it will work." Steven Blackwell claimed that Claris informed him that this problem will be completely fixed in the forthcoming FileMaker 4.
FileGuard Brian Carb writes that with the current version of FileGuard 3.0.5 running under Mac OS 8, "I was able to open and manipulate the contents of folders for which I had no privileges." ASD Software replied to him on this issue: "Yes ASD Tech support is aware of the problem with FileGuard and OS 8. We have been working on a new version for quite a while now and [...] hope to see the subsequent official release [...] by the end of … Read more
Allen Sher writes: "I just installed ARA 3.0 on a Motorola MT4200 running Mac OS 8 and a Global Village 33K external modem (with their latest software). Global Village call sensing worked fine between fax and ARA incoming calls under ARA 2.1. Under 3.0 it does not work, and just turning on ARA call answering causes major problems." Allen claims that Global Village tech support confirmed this incompatibility, adding that "Global Village said that Apple made changes to ARA which was unexpected and not disclosed to … Read more