"The bug causes system crashes to occur if CFM applications are quit in a different order than they were launched. Apple fixed the OSL 1.2 bug in Mac OS 8.0b5; we have confirmed the fix in our QA Lab. We have asked Apple to release a fix for pre-Tempo systems; they are currently investigating this, … Read more
b. Adobe on troubleshooting Adobe has a page with some basic troubleshooting advice for dealing with system errors. (Thanks, Paul Amundson.)
c. AppleVision possible fix Michael Zwick reports that an Apple Support statement on Apple's Discussion Boards, recommends plugging the AppleVision monitor directly into a wall outlet - rather than to a multi-plug power strip - as a potential solution for the problem of the monitor not turning on after a restart. However, this is not likely to be the solution for all instances of … Read more
Also, two more readers weighed in with their comments:
a. Jeff Montgomery noted that the Release Notes for Illustrator 7 "indicate that separations, at least, are not possible with a Level 1 interpreter."
b. Contrary to another reader's suggestion, James Magee claimed to have the printing problem even on Level 2 Postscript devices.
An align="left" tag in the first table tag can prevent the copy text from working. Remove the tag and it should work fine. However, the problem seems to occur only with Netscape, not with Explorer.
The trick is to use ResEdit. Open the Control Strip Preferences file. Then open the "pref" resource. Here you will see a list of the preferences for each module that has any preferences. You can then cut the preferences just for the module you wish.
Also, Cristian Viola notes that if your screen goes black after selecting a resolution - so you cannot see the … Read more
1. Power key and CyberFinder When holding down the Power key, the message that should appear (asking whether you want to shut down) no longer appeared. Disabling CyberFinder brought this feature back.
2. CD-ROM and Profiler Apple System … Read more
My contact at MicroMat provided an explanation for this: TechTool Pro apparently includes a database of pirated serial numbers and serial numbers from returned copies of the program. With each new update to TechTool Pro, this database is updated as well. When you launch TTP, if it detects one of these serial numbers, it … Read more
b. Another MacFixIt award MacFixit received second place in the "Virtual Communities Network" (VCN) MacOS Six Month Award. The award is based on readers' votes.
c. MacWizards summaries Check out the updated and expanded Wizard's Archives web page that lists summaries of questions asked and answered on the MacWizards mailing list.
d. … Read more