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Improve Apple Services with AirPort Base Stations

You can make iChat file transfers, iDisk, and Back to My Mac work better by turning on a setting with Apple AirPort base stations released starting in 2003. Launch AirPort Utility, select your base station, click Manual Setup, choose the Internet view, and click the NAT tab. Check the Enable NAT Port Mapping Protocol (NAT-PMP) box, and click Update. NAT-PMP lets your Mac OS X computer give Apple information to connect back into a network that's otherwise unreachable from the rest of the Internet. This speeds updates and makes connections work better for services run by Apple.

 

 

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PowerBook 2300c Trackpad Fix

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PowerBook 2300c Trackpad Fix -- Last week Apple released the PowerBook 2300c Update which is supposed to ensure the PowerBook's trackpad works correctly. Your PowerBook 2300c may already have this extension installed, but if you don't have a file called PowerBook 2300c Update in your Extensions folder, you can download it from Apple. These URLs may change; Apple appears to be reshuffling their PowerBook software. [GD]

ftp://ftp.support.apple.com/pub/apple_sw_ updates/US/Macintosh/PowerBook/ Other%20PB%20SW/PB_2300c_Update_1.0.hqx
http://www.info.apple.com/Apple.Support.Area/ Apple.Software.Updates/US/Macintosh/ PowerBook/Other_PB_Software/PB_2300c_ Update_1.0.sea.hqx

 

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