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Re: Mathematica 4.0.1 Front End crashes my Mac

In article <7ssge2$bm2 at>, Andrew Cunningham 
<andrewc at> wrote:

> I'm running a stable OS 8.6 system. After starting and then quitting the
> Front-End (4.0.1), my Mac will crash as soon as I click on any menu bar
> ( say, of the finder). MacsBug shows I am in _InitProcMenu. This is 100%
> reproducible and I don't even have to do anything in the front end -
> just start and quit. I then have to reboot my Mac. Interestingly every
> app crashes during the reboot process. No other app causes problems like
> this.
> Has anyone else seen something similar?
> Andrew Cunningham
> Vibro-Acoustic Sciences
> andrewc at

Do you have a Palm PDA and do you have the Palm Desktop installed? I had 
a similar problem when I first installed 4. Removing the "Instant Palm 
Desktop" extension solved the problem. I confirmed with Wolfram that 
this is a known problem.

Good luck,

Gary L. Gray                    Engineering Science & Mechanics
Assistant Professor                       Penn State University
mailto:gray at                         (814) 863-1778

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