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Mavis Beacon 5.0

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Download Mavis_Beacon_5.sit (29.93 MB)
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 8 - 8.1
Emulation
This app works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II,

Improve your keyboard skills with Mavis Beacon 5.

This is an educational program, to teach people how to type, the visuals are adequate for such a program and the audio is annoyingly patronising.
There are versions for PPC and 68k.

This is version 5, the modern day contemporary on today's systems is version 20.

Compatibility
Architecture: 68k PPC

This is not the full install set, its been uploaded in a used condition. PPC version missing some System Extension libs. Use 68k version of Mavis on PPC.
Runs OK in Basilisk II, probably works in SheepShaver (68k version only)

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by MikeTomTom - 2012, February 12 - 12:25am

Was this software "used", pre-installed to some Mac before it was uploaded here? If so, the packager may have missed packaging some essential lib files from the System Extensions folder etc.

I don't have this software so am just guessing.

[Edit] I DL'd this to check and yes its not original installers, its been pre-installed and is missing some essential lib files for the PPC app.

Workaround: Run the 68k version instead, it runs OK on PPC Mac and doesn't look for or require that missing lib.

by macfuntimes - 2012, February 11 - 5:06pm

when I try to use the ppc application, I get the message that "microsoftmfc40lib" can't be found. How do I fix this? I'm using os 9.2.2.
Thanks.