<b>Odds &amp; Ends

Odds &amp; Ends

Troubleshooting advice From some interesting troubleshooting advice and statistics, check out this web page. Among other things, you will learn that some common techniques may be greatly over-used. For example, when trying to solve a crash or freeze problem: "Rebuilding the Desktop worked 0% of the time that it was tried. It was tried 54% of the time. Deleting Preferences worked 3% of the time that it was tried. It was tried 38% of the time. Zapping the PRAM worked 5% of the time that it was tried. It was tried 77% of the time." (Thanks, Steve Klein.)

Netscape source code coming A web site is the 'official' location for info on the free Netscape Communicator source code (due March 31).

Yet another 20th Anniversary Macintosh web site This one especially helps when updating your System Software to Mac OS 8.x (Thanks again, Sajid Martin.)

Adobe FrameMaker 5.5.3 This week, Eric Goodill received Adobe FrameMaker 5.5.3, an update to version 5.5. As noted on an Adobe web page: "In this update, we have fixed a number of problems involving documents that contain sideheads or multiple columns in addition to anchored objects such as footnotes, tables, or anchored frames." (Thanks, David Weblo.)

Action Utilities 1.0 is now officially released.

ATI updates ATI has updated its Xclaim VR and TV software to version 3.1. Ditto for the Xclaim 3D driver. (Thanks, Version Tracker.)

Insignia Software updates Insignia has released RealPC 1.0.3 Updater and SoftWindows 95 5.0.3 Updater (Thanks again, Version Tracker.)

 

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