Articles posted on February 12th, 2004

VersionTracker email system seriously screwed up

Thursday, February 12th, 2004 • 8:45 am

Eighteen months ago, I bought a subscription to MacFixIt Pro, because I had benefited from the site’s wealth of information in my daily Mac tech support work for several years. As a special offer, they also threw in a subscription to VersionTracker Plus, one of several flavours of “premium” services from the TechTracker network that […]

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Panther’s Mail: Duplicate messages when the application crashes between indexing cycles

Thursday, February 12th, 2004 • 6:32 am

I am not sure exactly when Mail decides to update the (invisible) index for a mailbox — apart from when you are actually viewing it. Unfortunately, this means that if you select a message in box A move the message to box B have a Mail application crash or freeze that forces you to relaunch […]

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iTunes 4 thinks my blank CDs are blank DVDs

Thursday, February 12th, 2004 • 5:25 am

Weird problem today. I haven’t burned audio CDs with iTunes in a few weeks, so I don’t know if it’s related to a recent software update. I created a playlist of AIFF files in iTunes, and clicked on “Burn” to burn a CD of it. I inserted a blank CD in my built-in SuperDrive and… […]

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Backup 2.0.1: Here we go again…

Thursday, February 12th, 2004 • 1:51 am

A few days ago I wrote about the Backup 2.0.1 update and the fact that it appeared to have fixed the problems I had been experiencing with automatically scheduled backups. Well, it now appears that I have spoken too soon… For the past couple of days, at the scheduled time of the backup, I have […]

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