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MS Patch works (and a tip on using it) Chris Lawson confirms that Microsoft's The Microsoft Office 98 Unique Identifier Updater (mentioned here last time) patch does indeed work as advertised. However, to strip the GUID number from an existing document, you will need to do a Save As and give the file a new name. [Psst: If you are having trouble downloading this file in Netscape, … Read more
VistaScan and RAM Doubler conflict? Over a year ago, we reported a conflict between the then current versions of RAM Doubler and VistaScan. At least one reader (Michael Sneider) found that this problem … Read more
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QuarkXPress 4.04 update install glitch QuarkXPress 4.04 fixes an assortment of bugs (thanks, Nathan Teske). Two readers (Peter Fine and Herbert Reininger ) report that the Smaller Updater (for 4.03 to 4.04) did not work for them. When Peter tried the larger Universal Updater, it worked as expected.Update: Jeff Farrell writes that he let the Smaller Updater sit for about 7 minutes after it seemed to finished. "Finally a message came up saying it had succesfully updated.&… Read more
Mac OS 8.5 and MouseWorks: a follow-up As is often the case, a problem reported by many users is not a universal problem. Last time, we reported on a conflict between the upcoming Mac OS 8.5 and Kensington MouseWorks software. It was especially evident when using MS Office 98 applications. While others have since … Read more
Epson printer drivers and ColorSync 2.5.1 Ken Graham claims that Epson tech support told him that their printer drivers do not yet support ColorSync 2.5.1. Epson asserted that users should revert to … Read more
"Another" Trojan Horse Matthew Bilder writes: "I downloaded a file called "Where to get OS 8.5" from a Hotline server. It turned out to be the same Trojan Horse file as the previously mentioned Mac OS 8.5 Tips & Tricks."