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Finder's Friend for Mac

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out of 5 votes out of 5 votes

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  • Date Added:
    Aug. 23, 2000
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    Free to try
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5 stars

"Works well and it's easy"

August 12, 2002

2002-08-12 20:56:36

 |  Version: Finder's Friend 1.5.1


I like to use this when I am surfing the web and have many windows open or I am downloading. It is easy and fast.
I don't have any hard data on how effective it is but it seems to make things go a bit smoother.

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5 stars

"works well in quit finder mode"

March 25, 2001

2001-03-25 10:42:00

 |  Version: Finder's Friend 1.5.1


But I have noticed that it only works on my machine (G3 OS 8.6) by quitting the finder with this software for longer than is allowed for a restart. In other words I keep a tiny application running (of a few k), quit the finder, then quit the app, and presto I get the largest unused block of RAM back up. I would say that it takes my machine longer than this software allows using the restart to accomplish this and this is why I need to use the quit option. But the restart option is more convenient. Is there some way that the restart could delay the finder's return? (By the way, repeated restarts as recommended do not accomplish the task). I cannot find any address for the author who welcomes a line but forgets to put in a contact address. Can anyone help here?

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Full Specifications

Publisher Tom Ehlers
Publisher web site
Release Date August 23, 2000
Date Added August 23, 2000
Version 1.5.1
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Diagnostic Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Mac/OS Classic
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.85KB
File Name finderfriend15.sit
Total Downloads 14,042
Downloads Last Week 1
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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