Kbase Article of the Week: Macintosh Performa 6100: Frequently Asked Questions →

This old support document includes “the answers to the following frequently asked questions about Macintosh Performa 6100 series computers:”

  1. What is the difference between native software and conventional software?
  2. I bought a Macintosh Performa 6100 series computer and added an AV card. Can I get software that supports the video digitizer?
  3. My computer does not remember sound settings from restart to restart. I continually have to go back to the Sound control panel and reset the CD input source.
  4. What causes Type 11 errors?
  5. Does my Power Macintosh have an FPU? I see errors that an FPU is not installed.
  6. Can you install the Apple TV/Video System in a Performa 6115?
  7. What is the difference between a Power Macintosh 6100 and a Macintosh Performa 6100 series computer?
  8. I need to run DOS software on my Performa 6100 series computer. What are my options?
  9. My microphone from my LC II does not work on my Performa 6100 series computer. What’s wrong?
  10. I have an old program which tells me to turn off 32-bit addressing. But I don’t see this as an option in my Memory control panel. Why?
  11. The sound from my 15″ Multiple Scan Display is very low. Sometimes, I can only hear sound out the left speaker. What is wrong?
  12. I have a Macintosh Performa computer which was shipped with a CD-ROM. I have purchased a third-party disk management utility or virus detector which states I should use a “Disk Tools” disk in order to create an emergency disk. I did not receive one with my computer. Should I have?
  13. My computer recently stopped displaying any video. It appears to start up normally, but nothing appears on the monitor. What could be causing this?