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System 7.5.5 Update: Tips for Installation

This document gives you late-breaking news about installing System 7.5.5 Update. Follow the instructions here to make installing System 7.5.5 Update as smooth as possible.

Installation when using Energy Saver version 1.2 and earlier. If you have Energy Saver version 1.2 or earlier on your system, you may experience problems installing System 7.5.5 Update. To determine the version of your Energy Saver, follow these steps:

1.  Make sure you are in the Finder by choosing Finder
    from the Application menu at the top right of your
    screen.
2.  Open your hard disk.
3.  Open the System Folder.
4.  Open the Control Panels folder.
5.  Look for the Energy Saver control panel. If you don't
    see it, close the Control Panels window, open the
    Control Panels (disabled) folder, and look for the
    Energy Saver control panel. If you don't see the control
    panel in this folder either, you can install System
    7.5.5 Update now.
6.  Click the Energy Saver icon once to select it and
    choose Get Info from the File menu.
7.  Look at the section called Version in the middle of
    the Info window.

If the version number is 2.0 or higher, you can install System 7.5.5 Update now. If the version number is 1.2 or lower, follow these steps:

1.  Drag the Energy Saver control panel out of your
    Control Panels folder to your desktop.
2.  Install System 7.5.5 Update.
3.  Restart your computer.
4.  Drag the Energy Saver control panel back to your
    Control Panels folder.
5.  Restart your computer.

System 7.5.5 Update does not install QuickTime 2.5. System 7.5.5 Update is ready to work with QuickTime 2.5. However, the update does not install QuickTime 2.5. You must install QuickTime 2.5 separately. You can download QuickTime 2.5 software from Apple Computer's web site at http://www.quicktime.apple.com.

System 7.5.5 Update should not be installed on Apple Workgroup Servers. System 7.5.5 Update is not currently approved for installation on Apple Workgroup Servers.

System 7.5.5 Update should only be installed on U.S. English systems. System 7.5.5 Update will incorrectly install over systems based on languages other than U.S. English. You should not attempt to do this, as it may disable your system. Apple expects localized versions of System 7.5.5 Update to be available in many countries within 90 days after the U.S. introduction. Please contact your local Apple support center for local availability.

Copyright 1996 Apple Computer, Inc. All rights reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, and QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Extensions Manager and Finder are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.


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