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TurboTax works fine on Tiger with all the updates. I installed it today on my
Tiger drive after having no luck on my Panther drive. There is good information about this on http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/
Check it out if you get a chance.
Seems pretty obvious that it's an Apple problem. Good job by Intuit to get working on a fix. I hope the Full Tilt Poker people are as quick about it.
However, COME ON APPLE. You introduced this bug about 48 hours ago, there is zero excuse for not having a fix or at the VERY least some announcement that a fix is coming.
We've been seeing this problem with Shake as well on our systems. I've opened a bug with Apple (http://bugreport.apple.com), I recommend everyone open their own report and refer to the one I opened (#5049925) so that Apple will hopefully treat this with a higher priority
Pacifist will get you back to 7.1.3.
but you will also need to download the 7.1.3 updater from here
It has successfully replaced my 7.1.5, which was causing ArchiCad 10 to crash. Lets hope that Apple can fix this for all us 10.3 users. Apparently, the issue does not exist for ArchiCad on 10.4, but I don't know about Full Tilt Poker, Turbo Tax, Shake or any of the other programs that have been reported to have problems.
In case there are any others like me using OS 10.3.9 that eFiled their taxes right before doing the software update a few days ago but before the IRS & state accepted your return and need a way to finalize your return within the required 48 hours after being accepted. I put my finished 2006 Tax File on a CD and installed it and the TT CD program on my wife's Windows PC. The file and program ran just fine transfering from a Mac to a PC. At least I got to finalize my tax return on time. This is the first time I have ever solved a problem on a Mac by using a PC. If anyone is wondering: your 2006 tax file is still OK, you just cannot open it on your Mac using OS 10.3.9 until the fix comes through. sae44.
Today I noticed that the Quicktime update is no longer included in the software updates so I guess Apple has finally gotten the message that they screwed up.
TT might fix their end on Monday, but what about all the other applications that are affected by this "bug"?
I have certainly learned a lesson about being too quick to update anything that Apple puts out.
Let's hope and pray that this mess is corrected soon.
eMac Mac OS X (10.3.9)
It's now the evening of March 12th. Still no patch from Intuit to work around the obvious bug in QT 7.1.5. Still no acknowledgement from Apple that a bug exists - notwithstanding that the existence of the bug, and a substantial bit of discussion about what it seems to be, is all over the web.
I've been planning to upgrade my hardware (it's time!), but debating whether to jump now, or wait until Leopard is out. I'm now thinking...wait, until it's out and until it's obvious that it doesn't have serious problems.
Kudoes to Intuit - they're trying hard to get a patch out, so that users of their program, at least, can get back to work. Users of other programs impacted by the QT bug don't appear to be so fortunate...
Patch is now available...
manual download at
Haven't tried via auto-update yet.
Mac OS X (10.3.9)
Mac OS X (10.3.9)