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THIS UPDATE 4-3-83 (PLEASE INDICATE THI S DATE TO US ON ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOR PARMS. SEE INFORMATION BELOW FOR DETAIL S).

THIS FILE IS FORMATTED FOR APPLEWRITER . LOCKSMITH 4.1 IS THE MOST CURRENT VERSI ON. IF YOU evaA REGISTERED OWNER OF LOCKSMITH, YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED WHEN A NEW LOCKSMITH VERSION IS AVAILABLE. TO ACCESS OUR SOURCE FILES TYPE FROM CO MMAND: 'BASICV SFILES>TCA640>TCA640.LOCK' ALL SOURCE FILES LISTED BELOW WILL THEN BE AVAILABLE FROM A MENU. SEE SOURCE FILE TECHNICAL.NOTES FOR ADD ITIONAL INFORMATION ON HOW TO USE THE LOCKSMITH PROGRAM (LOCKSMITH TECHNICAL NOTES). SEE SOURCE FILE LOCKSMITH.EXAMPLE FOR A N EXAMPLE OF HOW PARAMETER INFORMATION IS ENTERED. SEE SOURCE FILE PARAMETERS FOR PARAMETE R INFORMATION. IF EVER THERE IS TO BE A NAME CHANGE DU E TO ANY REASON, SOURCE USERS CAN LOOK UNDER 'POST' AND 'APPLE' ALONG WITH OUR USER NAME 'TCA640' FOR INFO ON THE NEW NAME. FOR THOSE CUSTOMERS WHO HAVE LOCKSMITH 4.1 AND WATSON, THERE IS NOW A PATCH AVAILABLE. IT IS: WTDDY/TYM/AY/ERMGAY/L XQWF/ PLEASE REMEMBER THAT THIS 'PATCH' IS FO R LOCKSMITH 4.1 ONLY! YOU MAY UPDATE YOUR LOCKSMITH 4.0 TO LOCKSMITH 4.1 AT NO CHARGE BY SENDING YOUR LOCKSMITH DISKS TO US BY REGISTERED MAIL (PLEASE INCLUDE A LETTER REQUESTING AN UPDATE AND YOUR RETURN ADDRESS). IF YOUR LOCKSMITH DISK IS A VERSION PRE VIOUS TO LOCKSMITH 4.0 THEN A $20.00 (U.S. FUNDS) PAYMENT SHOULD BE INCLUDED WITH YOUR REQUEST FOR UPDATING (FOR ORDERS TO BE RETURNED OUTSIDE OF NORTH AMERICA, AN ADDITIONAL $5.00 (U.S. FUNDS) PAYMENT FOR SHIPPING MUST BE INCLUDED). IF YOU HAVE NOT DONE SO ALREADY PLEASE SEND IN YOUR LOCKSMITH REGISTRATION CARDS AS WE CANNOT GIVE TECHNICAL ADVIC E WITHOUT YOUR CARD ON FILE. ALSO PROVIDE YOUR SERIAL NUMBER ON ALL CORRE SPONDENCE TO US BY MAIL (INCLUDING SOURCE MAIL), OR WHENEVER YOU REACH US BY TELEPHONE. THANK YOU. THIS FILE MAY BE REPRODUCED IN PART OR ITS ENTIRETY SO LONG AS IT IS NOT ALTERED. OMEGA WILL NOT PROVIDE PARAMETERS FOR A NY BUSINESS OR UTILITY PROGRAM THAT PROVIDES AN ARCHIVAL (BACKUP) DISK ALON G WITH THE ORIGINAL AT THE 'POINT OF SALE'. IN ADDITION, OMEGA WILL NOT PROV IDE PARAMETERS FOR THE FOLLOWING VENDORS OF GAMES BECAUSE THEY HAVE A REPLACEME NT POLICY OF $6.00 OR LESS WITH THE RETURN OF THE ORIGINAL. CONTACT THE VEN DOR OF THE PROGRAM FOR INFORMATION. SOFTWARE VENDORS WISHING TO BE ADDED TO THIS LIST SHOULD SEND A LETTER TO US DESCRIBING THEIR BACKUP AND REPLACEMENT POLICIES. DATAMOST, SUB-LOGIC, SIR-TECH, SIERRA, BRODERBUND, ACCENT SOFTWARE, SYNERGISTIC SOFTWARE, GEBELLI SOFTWARE, SENTIENT, ON-LINE SYSTEMS, AUTOMATED SIMULATIONS .FF TO OUR LOCKSMITH CUSTOMERS: DO TO A DRAMATIC INCREASE IN THE NUMBER OF REQUESTS FOR INFORMATION ON LOCKSMITH PARAMETERS, WE WOULD LIKE TO INFORM YOU OF THE PROCESS FOR ACQUIRING THIS INFORMATION. SUBSCRIBERS TO THE SOURCE CAN ACCESS OU R PUBLIC FILES FOR THE LATEST LIST. THIS FILE IS UPDATED REGULARLY. IF A PR OGRAM DOESN'T APPEAR ON THIS LIST, IT IS UNLIKELY THAT WE HAVE THE INFORMATION IN THE OFFICE. THIS IS BECAUSE WE WILL BE UPDATING THE FILES WHENEVER WE GET N EW INFORMATION AND THAT UPDATING WILL BE DONE WITHIN 48 HOURS AFTER ITS RECEI PT. IN ORDER TO BETTER SERVE A GREATER NUMB ER OF CALLERS, WE WILL NOT ISSUE SPECIFIC PARAMETERS OVER THE PHONE. FOR THOSE WHO DESIRE A MONTHLY LIST, WE WILL ACCEPT POSTAGE PAID LEGAL-SIZE ENV ELOPES SENT TO US AND WILL MAIL PARM LISTS AS THEY CHANGE. THIS WAY YOU WILL BE ABLE TO RECEIVE A 'SUBSCRIPTION' TO THE LIST WITHOUT HAVING TO PHONE US. PL EASE INDICATE THE DATE OF THE LAST 'PARAMETER LIST' THAT YOU HAVE TO AVOID DUPLICATION. OMEGA ALSO MAINTAINS A BULLETIN BOARD T HAT CONTAINS THESE FILES. IT MAY BE ACCESSED BY PHONING (MODEM ONLY) 312-64 8-0307 DAYS BETWEEN 5PM AND 8AM AND WEEKENDS BETWEEN 5PM FRIDAY AND 8AM MON DAY CENTRAL TIME. OMEGA MICROWARE, INC. ISSUES THESE PARM S AS A CUSTOMER SERVICE. WE DO NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE PARMS WILL BACKUP AL L VERSIONS OF A PARTICULAR PROGRAM. WHEN ATTEMPTING TO USE THE 'NIBBLE-EDIT OR' OPTION IN LOCKSMITH, BE AWARE THAT YOU MUST HAVE A GOOD UNDERSTANDING OF ' DOS', MACHINE LANGUAGE INTERPRETATION AND BE WILLING TO EXPERIMENT. THESE ARE QUALITIES THAT OMEGA MICROWARE, INC. CANNOT TRANSFER TO YOU. THESE PREREQUIS TES MUST COME FROM YOUR OWN LEARNING EXPERIENCE. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS OFFERED AS SUGGESTED READING MATERIAL FOR AN INSIGHT INTO HOW REGULAR 'DOS' WORKS. P ROPER UNDERSTANDING OF 'DOS' IS A PREREQUISITE TO THE ANALYSIS OF HOW A P ROTECTED DISK IS FORMATTED. 1. THE DOS MANUAL BY APPLE COMPUTER, I NC., 1980. 2. BENEATH APPLE DOS, QUALITY SOFTWARE, 1981. BY DON WORTH & PIETER LECHNER. IN ADDITION TO THESE BOOKS, THE USE OF 'DISK UTILITIES' SUCH AS OMEGA'S 'THE INSPECTOR' AND 'WATSON' MAY HELP YOU TO BETTER COMPREHEND THE SUBJECT MATTER CONTAINED THEREIN. SYMBOL MEANING —— ——- T = TRACKS TO COPY NORMAL = NOT SYNCHRONIZED : = DATA LISTED TO THE RIGHT IS PA RMS TO BE CHANGED BEFORE COPYING TRACK(S) INDICATED BY = SHOWS TRACK INCREMENT (1 IF NO T OTHERWISE INDICATED) (C/R DEFAULTS TO 1) = USER SUPPLIED. NOT VERIFIED AS TO ACCURACY * PLEASE BE SURE TO READ THE ISTRU CTIONS BELOW AS WELL AS THE INSTRUCTIONS CONTAINED IN YOUR LOCKSMITH MANUAL * . NOTE-WHEN FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS BELOW, DO EACH STEP IN THE ORDER LISTED. CHANGE PARMS BEFORE COPYING TRACKS INDI CATED TO THE LEFT OF THE COLON. PREVIOUSLY ENTERED PARMS REMAIN AS CHAN GED UNLESS CHANGES ARE INDICATED IN SUBSEQUENT LINES. WHERE TRACKS ARE INDI CATED WITH SINGLE NUMBER (EX: 9.5 IN FS-1 OR T0 IN MANY OTHERS) THEY ARE ENT ERED AS BOTH BEGINNING AND ENDING TRACKS IF A PARTICULAR PROGRAM IS NOT LISTED, TRY T0-T22 NORMAL. PROGRAMS THAT ONLY REQUIRE T0-T22 NORMAL ARE NOT LISTED DU E TO SPACE CONSTRAINTS. PATCHES LISTED BELOW SHOULD BE ENTERED BEFORE STARTING COPY ROUTINES UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED. THESE PATCHES WORK ONLY FOR VERSION 4.0 . THEY ARE BUILT INTO VERSION 4.1 . ENTERING THEM INTO 4 .1 WILL RESULT IN AN 'INCORRECT PATCH' ERROR. PATCH NAME - ENTER AS LISTED BELOW PATCH MULT - MULTNQNQG/RP THIS PATCH, WHEN APPLIED FIRST, ALLOWS MULTIPLE PATCHES TO BE APPLIED. PATCH LSGP - LSGPNJMFM/GLA/LG/M/ZNGEK CPSWQ USE AS DIRECTED. PATCH NC30 - NC30WKDXQQSJ/EQQSJ/EY/ USE AS DIRECTED (WHEN PARM 4C IS CHANGED TO 1B) PATCH SI9K - SI9KWRTYAWRTU/NAWRTQ ALLOWS USING SILENTYPE OR TRENDCOM PRINTERS * NOTE * WHEN USING PATCHES, ENTER THEM AS SHOWN WITH NO SPACES. ————————————— 1. PLEASE CHECK YOUR DRIVE SPEEDS FREQU ENTLY (INSIDE YOUR MANUAL SEE PAGE 9 UNDER #8 FOR DIRECTIONS AND ALSO THE 'WARNING' ON PAGE 10 IN RELATION TO THIS TEST) 2. IT IS ALSO ADVISED TO USE THE 'DISK SURFACE CERTIFY' TEST ON THE DISKETTE TO BE COPIED TO, PRIOR TO COPYING (INSI DE YOUR MANUAL SEE PAGE 9 UNDER #7 FOR DIRECTIONS AND ALSO THE 'WARNING' IN RE LATION TO THIS FUNCTION). 3. ALWAYS 'WRITE PROTECT' THE ORIGINAL PRIOR TO COPYING (IF THE ORIGINAL IS NOT ALREADY 'WRITE PROTECTED'). 4. SWITCHING DRIVES SOMETIMES ENABLES A COPY TO BE MADE. .FF3 5. IF YOU DETECT 'ERROR CODES' IN THE S TATUS AREA WHILE MAKING A BACKUP, JUST KEEP GOING. MANY PROGRAMS FUNCTION OK D ESPITE 'ERROR CODES' APPEARING DURING THE BACKUP PROCEDURE. THAT IS THE TRUE TEST OF A WORKING BACKUP. .FF7 6. MAKE SURE THAT YOU ARE USING THE EQU IPMENT THAT IS SPECIFIED IN THE LOCKSMITH MANUAL. WE DO NOT CLAIM THAT LOCKSMITH WILL WORK ON EQUIPMENT OTHER THAN WHAT IS LISTED IN THE MANUAL. IF Y OU ARE USING EQUIPMENT THAT CLAIMS TO BE APPLE COMPATIBLE, IT IN FACT MAY NOT BE COMPATIBLE WITH T HE LOCKSMITH PROGRAM. WE WILL NOT ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR CLAIMS OF APPLE COM PATIBILITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE LOCKSMITH PROGRAM. PLEASE CONTACT THE V ENDOR OF YOUR APPLE COMPATIBLE PRODUCT FOR ADVICE. THANK YOU. .FF <* END OF FILE *>  / THE A.P.B. / [13:44] (1-30,?=MENU,Q=QUIT) TOPIC:

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