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Installer Observer

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For Mac OS 8 - 8.1 - Mac OS 9
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Guides on emulating older applications

Find out all the dirty things that installers and other programs do behind your back.

Installer Observer is a program designed to aid a user in determining exactly what an installer has done to his or her computer. Installer Observer can discover all changes that an installer has made by essentially comparing before and after states of the system. From this comparison, Installer Observer locates all files that have been added, changed, or removed, and presents them to the user in a neat, comprehensible format.

Installer Observer gives the user far more control over the files on his or her computer by allowing him or her to see all changes-relevant and irrelevant-that a program makes to those files. Because Installer Observer scans the system independently of the program that made the changes, it can be used to detect changes made not only by installers, but by suspicious programs, trojan horses, viruses, and even other users. Furthermore, with Installer Observer's powerful features, the user will never be at loss when dealing with those changes. Several applications for Installer Observer include

Ensuring that a computer system remains stable
Quick and efficient system maintenance
A virus checker
Heightened computer security
Detecting unauthorized usage of a computer

Note: Users of Mac OS 8.1 and lower who have computers with PowerPC™ processors should download the 68k version of Installer Observer.

First download v3.0.3 PPC
2nd download v3.0.3 68k
3nd download v3.0.3 Installer Observer Sample Scripts

Architecture: 68k PPC

68k or PPC processor G3 or G4 for best result.
5 meg of ram minimum 12meg to scan 60,000 files & folders.
At least 2 megabytes of free hard disk space.
Color display capable of at least 640 x 480 resolution.
Mac OS 8.1
Work and test OS 9.2.2