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Part 2: Symptoms, Causes, and Cures > Troubleshooting Mac OS 8.x, Mac OS 9.x, a...

Chapter 15. Troubleshooting Mac OS 8.x, Mac OS 9.x, and Mac OS X

Why This Chapter?

QuickFixes! Mac OS 8.x-9.x Problems

Contextual Menus

Sherlock (Internet Searching)

Searching the Internet

Sherlock Plug-ins and Channels

Select Search Criteria via Contextual Menus

If Sherlock's Internet Searches Won't Work

Multiple Word Searches: A Limitation

Multiple Users

How It Works

Problems with Limited and Panels Accounts

Rebuilding the Desktop

General Controls Options Gone

At Ease Trashed

Password Non-Protection

Memory Problems

Scrapbook Memory (and Related) Problems: A Special Case

Assorted Mac OS 9 Fixes and Tips

Type 119 Error

Software Update Control Panel

Control Panels Don't Work

Package Errors

Mac OS 9 Install Glitches

Mac OS 9 Alert Boxes

Mac OS 9's Smarter System Folder Icon

Assorted Mac OS 8.x/9.x Fixes and Tips

Games on the Mac

Simple Finder Surprise

List View in Reverse

Mac OS 9 Servers Startup Stall

Hardware Data Corruption Risk

Apple Menu Options Trouble

Resolution Shifts


And Elsewhere in Sad Macs

Mac OS 8.6 Font bug

Navigation Services

Network Browser, File Sharing via TCP/IP

HFS Plus

Mac OS X

Mac OS X Server and NetBoot


Mac OS X and Aqua

Will There Be Multiple OS Versions Supported Simultaneously?

Will My Old Mac OS 9 Applications Still Run in Mac OS X?

What Macs Will Be Needed to Run Mac OS X?

What's New in Mac OS X and Aqua of Special Interest to Troubleshooting?

What Else Is New in the Mac OS X/Aqua Interface?

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