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ViaVoice 3 and MacOS10.2 no problem 385 Views / 1 Replies  
I have viavoice working just fine on OS10.2 - Jaguar. I had a few hurdles, but now all is cool.

See my thread at - ...
Posted by shorton, on Aug 20, 2002 at 06:59 PM, in Applications
Select immediate backup and configure it the way... 371 Views / 2 Replies  
Select immediate backup and configure it the way you want.

Then select "Preview" and once the scan is complete, highlight only the files and folders you want to be in your new selector.

From...
Posted by shorton, on May 21, 2000 at 09:58 AM, in Applications
All you need in your script is the line RA... 360 Views / 15 Replies  
All you need in your script is the line
RA connect
and remote access will start a PPP connection and use your stored username and password. (Stored in remote access control panel)
To disconnect...
Posted by shorton, on May 21, 2000 at 09:39 AM, in Developer Center
PGP Freeware and OS9? 364 Views / 6 Replies  
Does anyone know when or if PGP freeware updated for OS9 will be released? I miss that program.
thanks,
SH
(Oops, forgot to have the software email me if someone posts. Please feel free to reply...
Posted by shorton, on May 12, 2000 at 02:14 PM, in Applications
I have found that OS 9.04 has been very stable.... 736 Views / 4 Replies  
I have found that OS 9.04 has been very stable. The only issues for me have been related to multiple users and since PowerOn Software finally upgraded On Guard for OS 9, I'm quite happy with Mac OS9...
Posted by shorton, on May 12, 2000 at 12:16 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks everyone. Updating the driver (Iomega) and... 778 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks everyone. Updating the driver (Iomega) and tools application to the latest versions did the trick, duh!!!
Posted by shorton, on May 11, 2000 at 09:59 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I took the plunge and installed OG on 3 machines... 345 Views / 5 Replies  
I took the plunge and installed OG on 3 machines with OS 9.0.4. NO PROBLEMS!! Works great.

Thanks.

To C1yd3 - there must be an issue with your machine somewhere. I have used OG with systems up...
Posted by shorton, on May 10, 2000 at 09:33 PM, in Applications
OnGuard 3.3.1 345 Views / 5 Replies  
Has anyone yet tried this with MacOS9 or 9.04? I find this product very useful in my situation, but haven't upgraded to OS9 where it's needed as it was considered incompatible. Thanks.
Posted by shorton, on May 8, 2000 at 08:09 PM, in Applications
AW6 was slow and at times unstable. Since... 485 Views / 11 Replies  
AW6 was slow and at times unstable. Since updating to 6.03, the speed is much better and the product has not yet crashed. (I hope that I haven't jynxed myself) Anyway, 6.03 is a vast improvement.
Posted by shorton, on May 6, 2000 at 11:40 PM, in Applications
I have a B&W G3 350 that is running 9.0.4 without... 424 Views / 3 Replies  
I have a B&W G3 350 that is running 9.0.4 without any problems. I suspect that something got corrupted and suggest that you consider reinstalling (clean install) OS 9, reboot and then follow Apple's...
Posted by shorton, on May 6, 2000 at 11:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Zip disks and PC formatting 778 Views / 5 Replies  
I used to be able to format zip disks using the finder (erase) or zip tools in a DOS (PC) format. Since OS 9, the DOS choice doesn't appear in the menu. However, PC formatted disks operate just fine....
Posted by shorton, on May 6, 2000 at 11:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The save as clone command in FMP will save an... 437 Views / 5 Replies  
The save as clone command in FMP will save an EMPTY file with no data!!
Posted by shorton, on Mar 13, 2000 at 02:55 PM, in Applications
I'm glad the problem was solved. I agree that the... 710 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm glad the problem was solved. I agree that the mouseworks software should load LAST and don't use version 5.3.1. However, I have a Belkin PCI USB card, it installed easily, works great, and I...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 22, 2000 at 07:54 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I had this problem and identified it as the... 1,658 Views / 37 Replies  
I had this problem and identified it as the kensington startup extension. By forcing it to load last, the problem went away. BTW-the newest version of this software (5.31?) is very unstable for me...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 22, 2000 at 07:49 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
MIDI & Soundblaster PCI card 239 Views / 0 Replies  
Does anyone know when the announced soundblaster live platinum PCI card will be available for purchase for the Mac?

Does anyone know if this card can be used as a general MIDI sound module and...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 18, 2000 at 11:59 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Do you have kidsafe installed and enabled? If... 475 Views / 4 Replies  
Do you have kidsafe installed and enabled? If so, be sure that you have email enabled via the Kidsafe website for your users.
Posted by shorton, on Feb 18, 2000 at 11:41 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Kidsafe and Appletalk Networks 417 Views / 0 Replies  
I can't get my appletalk network to allow file sharing and mounting of server volumes, etc. when kidsafe is enabled for any user. When the owner is logged in whether on the local or remote Mac, no...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 18, 2000 at 11:38 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Epson 5700i Success 422 Views / 0 Replies  
I just installed a Belkin USB PCI card and then an Epson 5700i USB laser printer on my Starmax 3000/180 and it all works just fine. I'm posting this as when I was researching this configuration,...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 12, 2000 at 03:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Duh!!! I have my own answer to this one. I would... 383 Views / 1 Replies  
Duh!!! I have my own answer to this one. I would have deleted the post if I could have, but perhaps this will prevent someone else from wasting as much time as I did.

Ther IS a way at the kidsafe...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 6, 2000 at 09:54 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
A few more thoughts and workarounds. Even with... 471 Views / 6 Replies  
A few more thoughts and workarounds. Even with the AOL folder resting in the application support folder the users can now launch AOL, but couldn't make a TCP connection and log onto the AOL network....
Posted by shorton, on Feb 6, 2000 at 09:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The problem seems to be when I configure the... 305 Views / 2 Replies  
The problem seems to be when I configure the notation software to use a MIDI keyboard for input and automatic notation. It uses a sound from the MIDI device rather than any built in metronome in the...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 6, 2000 at 09:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Multiuser, AOL, Kidsafe conflict 383 Views / 1 Replies  
In Mac OS9 I have a conflict between any multiuser environment except the owner, between kidsafe (enabled for the user) and America OnLine (AOL). My AOL folder is in the Application support folder as...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 6, 2000 at 02:50 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for the TIL tip. I'll give it a try. I had... 471 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the TIL tip. I'll give it a try. I had "searched" the TIL but had come up high and dry on this issue and appreciate the URL.
Posted by shorton, on Feb 4, 2000 at 10:29 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Does anyone know the name of these "hidden" AOL... 471 Views / 6 Replies  
Does anyone know the name of these "hidden" AOL applications so that I may try to enable them? Are they visible or invisible?
Thanks.
Posted by shorton, on Feb 4, 2000 at 02:49 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
MIDI Devices, notation software 305 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,
I use coda music's printmusic 2000 software and a MIDI keyboard for input. The keyboard has built in MIDI, but very limited. (Piano, epiano, strings, and a couple others). Printmusic works very...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 3, 2000 at 05:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
THE ANSWER to my post is: A conflict with... 362 Views / 6 Replies  
THE ANSWER to my post is:

A conflict with the kensington startup extension (5.3.1). Too bad, as I like to use the mouseworks software. Load order changes did not help and I believe that I have the...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 2, 2000 at 09:15 PM, in Applications
Try increasing the memory allocation to the... 330 Views / 1 Replies  
Try increasing the memory allocation to the multiuser contol panel. I boosted mine up to about 2500K to address an issue with adding "photos" to the user's login screen.
Posted by shorton, on Feb 2, 2000 at 09:11 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
More Multiuser Questions 471 Views / 6 Replies  
1. In a limited user environment, I cannot get Claris emailer to make a connection to the AOL mail server. Works fine in a "normal" environment. All the appropriate files, prefs. etc. seem to be in...
Posted by shorton, on Feb 2, 2000 at 09:09 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Paul is correct. Turning off recent servers in my... 384 Views / 5 Replies  
Paul is correct. Turning off recent servers in my Apple Menu Options and removing aliases to volumes and disks from my Apple menu speeded up my login IMMENSELY. Thank you, it's much, much faster now....
Posted by shorton, on Feb 1, 2000 at 02:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
RE: Y2K. Are you using an AOL account? If so, the... 362 Views / 6 Replies  
RE: Y2K. Are you using an AOL account? If so, the problem is with the way AOL's mail system interacts with emailer. There is a resedit fix posted somewhere (maybe http://www.macintouch.com under...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 29, 2000 at 09:42 PM, in Applications
You could use the keychain control strip and just... 373 Views / 3 Replies  
You could use the keychain control strip and just unlock it when you boot up and be done with it that way. When in multiuser mode, when one logs in the login will automatically unlock the keychain...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 10:06 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have a Tektronics 740P (64RAM, 10BT, 1200dpi... 349 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a Tektronics 740P (64RAM, 10BT, 1200dpi max) for a bit over a year. No problems with jams, media, printer at all. Apple's laserwriter with the PPD files from Tektronics adds several nice...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 05:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hi ussfolsom, This summer I built my first... 306 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi ussfolsom,
This summer I built my first network and it's not that difficult. There is an Apple extension called printer share that will allow you to share the 2400 over a network without any kind...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 05:03 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
In the general controls control panel, you can... 415 Views / 11 Replies  
In the general controls control panel, you can disable the improper shutdown warning and it will prevent disk first aid from running. You can use a utility like file buddy or the old (pre version 5)...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 04:52 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I used to get "unexpected finder quits" that... 710 Views / 9 Replies  
I used to get "unexpected finder quits" that would disable my mouse but allow the keyboard to work often and unpredictably before moving my Kensington startup extensions (2) to the END of my load...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 04:39 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
This is just speculation and not experience, but... 432 Views / 5 Replies  
This is just speculation and not experience, but as long as you have enough RAM, I think that 8.6 or 9.0 might be the way to go. My understanding is that by 8.5 or so, Apple finally "got rid of"...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 04:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I agree with namanik. click on "I forgot my... 395 Views / 3 Replies  
I agree with namanik. click on "I forgot my password" and then answer the question. If you do, you'll be propted to create a new password that will let you in to your files.
Good luck.

[This...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 04:21 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
KidSafe (Enabling Other Sites) 310 Views / 0 Replies  
When enabling URLs (via the kidsafe web page) for users restricted to KidSafe, how does one enable a site(s) for ALL the users at once? Even if I select them all first, when I add a site it's for one...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 04:19 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Emailer 2.0v3 Instablility 362 Views / 6 Replies  
For the past month or more, Claris Emailer 2.0v3 has become unstable unpredictably quitting or crashing (requireing a restart) my Mac. I use local preferences and have replaced those and made sure...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 09:38 AM, in Applications
Thanks Paul, The finder is already incredibly... 384 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks Paul,
The finder is already incredibly SLOW to change environments so temporarily, I let those who I want to truely be normal users to log in as the owner. It's not a workaround, but I don't...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 28, 2000 at 09:30 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Another MultiUser Question 384 Views / 5 Replies  
Is there a way to create a "normal" user account and have the Mac look and feel like the owner's account? When I set up another normal user and allow access to everything, including managing other...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 25, 2000 at 09:03 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Just an FYI if it affects anyone else. (BTW, I... 400 Views / 7 Replies  
Just an FYI if it affects anyone else. (BTW, I did NOT have to remove the old extensions to get the new to install.)

The Audio Update 1.2 extension kept interrupting (crashing) my startup after...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 25, 2000 at 08:59 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks so far, everyone. Here's an update: ... 376 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks so far, everyone. Here's an update:

1. Still having problems with mounting remote volumes in a limited user's account. Mount at startup is not enabled. Also if a limited user is logged in...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 25, 2000 at 08:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I believe that I can confirm that it's the combo.... 673 Views / 8 Replies  
I believe that I can confirm that it's the combo. of OSA extension and multiusers that is the issue. I have OS9 on 2 machines, and I ONLY see this quit behavior on the one with OSA menu installed....
Posted by shorton, on Jan 25, 2000 at 08:26 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OS 8.1 should have installed an ethernet... 1,000 Views / 4 Replies  
OS 8.1 should have installed an ethernet extension (Ethernet (Built-In) - I think that's what it's called) and AppleShare extension along with the AppleTalk control panel. I don't remember if there...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 23, 2000 at 02:14 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Newertech and Sonnet make a bunch of good cards.... 468 Views / 5 Replies  
Newertech and Sonnet make a bunch of good cards. Go to their web sites and the details for what is available (if anything, but is likely) for your machine with MSRPricing as well. If you have an L2...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 18, 2000 at 10:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I added a PDS ethernet card to my Performa 476... 497 Views / 4 Replies  
I added a PDS ethernet card to my Performa 476 (just like an LCIII) and run 10BT ethernet without a hitch. Just set appletalk to the ethernet port. It's used for filesharing and sharing a printer so...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 18, 2000 at 10:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Here is something that I have working, albeit... 337 Views / 4 Replies  
Here is something that I have working, albeit it's not very elegant.

If I'm already connected to the internet (PPP-modem using OT/PPP) it remains connected. If I'm not already connected, it dials...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 18, 2000 at 10:22 PM, in Developer Center
Multiuser issues x 3 376 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi, I just upgraded to MacOS9 and have 3 questions regarding Multiuser.

1. Even though I have all users configured to use the network browser, when in any limited account I can't seem to get...
Posted by shorton, on Jan 18, 2000 at 10:04 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Applescripting Outlook Express 5.01 337 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm a novice scripter. Does anyone know how to command MS Outlook Express 5.01 to send and receive mail from any or all accounts? I'm stuck, thanks.
SH
Posted by shorton, on Jan 11, 2000 at 12:41 AM, in Developer Center
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