Macwrite crash.

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  1. Kristenn macrumors 6502

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    I dont know why I was bothering writing a document on are old 128k Macintosh. But I decided to save (late I guess) and it crashed. If I would have saved more often... maybe I would at least have something to go back to!

    But does anyone know what exactly causes these?

    I know this must be a pretty pointless topic :eek:

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  2. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    I'm not sure if you'll be able to find out, but are you running the most recent version of MacWrite?
     
  3. Kristenn thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Hmm. Im not sure how to check the version of Macwrite. I guess I could use clarisworks or Microsoft works or something.

    Im pretty sure its a 128k. Its pretty faded. It might be a plus! =O

    Is there a way to tell? My mom doesnt know and I'm not going to call my dad just to ask him that... he probably doesnt even remember we have it!
     
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    I think you can find out in the "about" when you click on the app's name.
     
  5. r.j.s Moderator emeritus

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    Can you find a model number on the back?
     
  6. Kristenn thread starter macrumors 6502

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    2.20 is the version of MacWrite.

    I also found out it is a plus. I just had to dust it off. So it is newer then I thought it was! But does the plus have a fan? Because if it does have one. I dont hear it =O
     
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  10. MacTech68, Sep 6, 2009
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    Looks like 7.5.x (with the "Apple Guide" question mark in the menu bar).

    Hard to pin-point, but from the looks of it there are a number of third party control panels and extensions. "Eye Balls" to name just one, originally written for people to find the cursor on Apple's giant 19" mono screen. :rolleyes:

    I'd suggest disabling extensions not written by Apple - unless you're certain you need them.

    Go to the Apple Menu - Control Panels - Extensions Manager, and un-tick ones you don't need and restart. If you don't know what it is, leave it enabled.

    It gets tricky to know which ones you should have.... and which ones you shouldn't. Everybody has different requirements.

    Hope that helps.... a little. :)
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  11. Mars478 macrumors 6502a

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    What is wrong with the apple logo at the top left?
     
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  13. MacTech68, Sep 6, 2009
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    I saw that but I think it's a third party extension that animates the Apple Menu icon. Just can't remember the name of it. :(

    Or... I could be completely wrong. :D
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  14. Kristenn thread starter macrumors 6502

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    There is really not anything very important on there so I guess I could just reinstall the whole Mac OS. But I will try the extenstion thingy.

    Here is what message comes up when I click on the file I tried to save with MacWrite on the desktop.
     

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  15. MacTech68, Sep 6, 2009
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    Well, rebuilding the desktop should solve that problem. Reboot the machine and hold down the Apple and Option keys until you are asked if you want to rebuild the desktop. You won't be asked until the machine has almost finished booting.

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  16. Kristenn thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Hmm. I rebuild the desktop. It runs smoother but the file still does not open. It is no big deal because I had only just started the document.

    I will just try using the app again and see if it will let me save. Thank you for the help :eek:
     

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