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    I have recently acquired an iMac 333 and it was running OS 9.1 so I figured it's a G3 lets get it right bang up to date and install 9.2.2, which I did.
    To cut a long story short I went to adjust the sound control panel the other day, the message I got was this:-

    The application "Sound" has unexpectedly quit, because an update to this software is required for compatibility with the improved Mac OS file system.

    You should save work and restart etc...

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    Not what I was expecting. I have looked at the apple updates site (nothing new about sound control panel) and run software update, but the message still appears. Sound control panel version is 8.5.6

    Any ideas or thoughts will be greatly appreciated.

    Neal

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    I have the same version Sound CP in OS9.2.2. How about the extension Sound Manager which is version 3.7? Got that? k

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    kaye

    yes i've got sound manager extension but it's 3.6.7 as part of quicktime 5.0.2,
    do I need to upgrade this?

    Neal

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    Also I was just demonstrating what happens to the Sound CP and saying "this is what it's supposed to look like" and clicked on to the Internet CP and blow me but it does the same. But (and there's always a but) only if I click on the e-mail tab. This is getting stranger. I'm now going to try every control panel I've got activated and see what works and what doesn't.

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    No. It's just those two control panels that are playing up as far as I can tell.

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    Lot of possibilities, but it seems like perhaps a prefs file corruption, such as Sound Preferences, or it could be a conflict with control panels or extensions. Anyway, try trashing the Sound Preferences file and reboot. k

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