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Want to watch movies via Silver Screen that aren't in your Movies folder? Just create an alias in your Movies directory and select that as your Media Directory in Silver Screen's preferences. It will even be automatically mounted if needed when the folder is browsed in Silver Screen. To make the alias, mount the server or other disk in the Finder, locate the folder containing the movies and Command-Option-drag the folder's icon into your Movies directory.

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Faxing problems from Tiger -- Mac OS X 10.4 slightly changed the way you send outbound faxes. (2 messages)

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Comments about 10.4.3 -- A technical note in the most recent Tiger update prompts a discussion of whether "high ASCII" actually exists. Plus, readers note other changes, including a tip on getting a printer to work again after updating. (14 messages)

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Permissions problem with 10.4.3 -- After upgrading to Mac OS X 10.4.3, a reader discovers that Disk Utility reports using special permissions for files that did not get the same treatment in 10.4.2. (3 messages)

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10.4.3 breaks Mail Server -- The latest Tiger Server update isn't so kind to Mail Server. (3 messages)

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Comparing AC Adapters -- Last week's review of three AC adapters encourages readers to submit their own impressions, including some helpful travel tips. (9 messages)

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PowerBook Adapters -- More readers share their experiences with third-party AC adapters. (2 messages)

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