Teng Chou Ming and Peter Hardman have announced the release of
Extension Overload 5.9, the latest update to their management application for extensions, control strip modules and contextual menu modules.
With Extension Overload you can activate and deactivate different items, and can get detailed info about 5,100 different system extensions, control panels, and more.
The developers report that the new version of Extension Overload sports the following changes: Compatible with Mac OS 9.2. Now with definitions of 5100 extensions, control panels, CSM and CMM, up from 4900 previously. More URLs and emails have been updated. Better support for non English Mac OS. Updated version history for many extensions, control panels, CSM and CMM. Added code to make memory management more robust. Now tries to quit gracefully if it runs out of memory. Added code to about box to show memory usage. Added code to stop aliases and invisible files from making it into the reports. Added code to fix a potential problem with ObjectSupportLib if a user has placed a folder there to do the fix themselves. Added Cmd-W to close windows. Shows database size in main window. Added markers in windows to show when a more recent version of an extension is available. Found and fixed the bug that cause 5.8.x to crash on some Mac OS 8 & 8.1 systems Updated database to include more items.
System requirements for Extension Overload call for a PowerPC based Mac with System 7 through Mac OS 9.2. The software costs US$29 to register.