Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Enthusiast Zone > Classic Macs and Mac OS > Launcher problems

Launcher problems
Thread Tools
buckeye03
Guest
Status:
Reply With Quote
Feb 3, 2000, 02:25 PM
 
I am having a problem with my launcher window. I restarted my macintosh running 8.6 and the launcher is so large I can't see the bottom of it. I tried to find the bottom of it and I couldn't seem to find it. It is just annoying to have the screen so large anybody have any ideas?
     
Professional Poster
Join Date: Mar 1999
Status: Offline
Reply With Quote
Feb 3, 2000, 02:28 PM
 
haven't used launcher in years, do not even have it on my Mac, tossed it... but maybe there is a Launcher pref's file you can trash and that may fix it
     
suldes
Guest
Status:
Reply With Quote
Feb 4, 2000, 11:13 AM
 
Yep. Had this problem before. I'm running OS 8.6. I found you have to trash the prefs and -- unfortunately-- trash Launcher and install a new fresh one from your software disk. One alternative is if you have a "happy" backup available when all was well. In that case you can copy the Launcher extension and install that one. Good luck.
     
RockLord
Guest
Status:
Reply With Quote
Feb 4, 2000, 11:17 AM
 
I guess this doesn't really help, but I never saw any need for the launcher anyway. It's functions are duplicated elseware in the OS. I leave my favorites folder as a popup window on the desk top, so there's my quick program launcher and a place to drag a file to have a particular program open it. And the desktop switcher bar provides program switching. This arrangement works well for me, causes less screen clutter and has the added bonus of saving a little system overhead, since I no longer need to load Launcher.
     
Un_Registered
Guest
Status:
Reply With Quote
Feb 5, 2000, 06:05 PM
 
I have 8.6 and 9.0 intsalled (on the same partition, thanks to Conflict Catcher) and use a combination of the Apple Menu and the control strip, and FinderPop to launch apps and whatever and to connect to the internet. Works OK and doesn't crash - keep items in Apple Menu to a minimum and you should be OK! Hope this helps.
     
   
Thread Tools
Forum Links
Forum Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:08 AM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2013 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.7 © 2000-2013, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2