Articles posted on May 2nd, 2004

Panther: Can’t install on secondary hard drive without booting from CD

Sunday, May 2nd, 2004 • 11:14 pm

I didn’t realize that this was a problem… This morning, I want to start configuring my second internal hard drive (recently installed) by installing Panther on it. In the good old days of the classic Mac OS, you could insert a system CD, and launch the system installer on the CD without having to boot […]

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Panther: Using Preview button in Word X’s Print dialog causes some keyboard shortcuts to cease to function properly

Sunday, May 2nd, 2004 • 11:06 pm

This is a pretty strange bug, no doubt related to the flaky nature of Microsoft’s code and its non-standard behaviours. The situation is the following. I have a document open in Word, and select “Print” from the “File” menu, and then click on the “Preview” button in order to view a PDF preview of the […]

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You know you’ve hit a rare strange bug in Mac OS X when…

Sunday, May 2nd, 2004 • 11:35 am

You know you’ve hit a rare strange bug in Mac OS X when a search in Google for the key phrase in the symptoms of your problem returns… no results. Right now, I have one of my two processors constantly peaking at 100% usage, while the other one is around 50%… And I am not […]

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