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Just a quick note to remind you that it pays to store Apple applications in the Applications folder at the root level of your startup volume.

When I added a new hard drive to my Power Mac and installed Panther on that drive, I left copies of a couple of Apple apps on the old boot drive. When it was time to update those applications, Software Update refused to display those updates until the host applications were moved to the Applications folder on the new startup drive.

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