Re: Mac ANOMALY (bizarre! or just stupid...)

Trudi (
Sat, 28 Mar 1998 21:45:05 -0600


Jon P. Brumbach wrote:

> At 01:08 PM 3/28/98 -0800, Stacie Bering wrote:
> >Downloaded and installed an extension that places the current desktop
> >into the video stream. Might have had CU application, might not. Anyway,
> >I forgot the name of the extension...
> >
> >Now my Apple Video ONLY shows the desktop regardless of software source
> >selection.
> >
> >Need to uninstall the extension, or whatever the **** it was and I can't
> >find it or figure out how to dump this "feature."
> >
> >
> >Signed,
> >
> >Embarassed in Spokane
> >
> Ahhh......for once I get to needle a Mac user and say "you wouldn't be in
> this fix with Windows" (might be in a lot of other fixes, but not this one
> anyway) :)
> It's been a while since I've played on a Mac, and you didn't indicate what
> Mac OS you were using, but I believe there is a system setting application
> that should show you what drivers/applications you have installed. If you
> can't find the extension that way and remove it, you're best bet will
> probably be to uninstall all the software relating to your video card, and
> then reinstall. If that doesn't work, try snooping around in your settings
> for applications that start-up when you boot your system.
> If all else fails, you may have to install the OS again. If that comes to
> pass, I hope for your sake it is less traumatic to do that on a Mac than on
> a Windows 95 platform.
> Good luck,
> Jon Brumbach