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Welcome to the Peripheral View(TM) Quick Reference Guide.

Updated January 2000 - Version 2.0.1

From Intech Software Corporation, the makers of CD-ROM and Hard Disk SpeedTools(TM) utility software. For more information about our other high performance software products, come visit us on the web at http://www.IntechUSA.com.

Peripheral View(TM) is owned and copyrighted by Intech Software Corporation. Peripheral View's(TM) distribution is unrestricted, provided the Peripheral View(TM) application(s) remain unmodified and its documentation files are included in the distribution unmodified. Commercial distribution is prohibited without prior written permission from Intech Software Corp. Peripheral View(TM) is provided "as is" and the operator of Peripheral View(TM) assumes all risks associated with its use. Intech Software Corp. makes no warranties or guarantees about Peripheral View's compatibility, fitness or documentation. Welcome to "freeware".

Peripheral View(TM) is a "freeware" utility that can quickly identify all SCSI and ATA devices connected to your Mac's built-in buses and SCSI Manager 4.3 compatible card buses. Peripheral View also provides a unique ability to print a listing of your connected devices along with specific information about each device. This feature can be helpful for reconfiguring your equipment when your computer's power is turned off or if you have devices inside your computer that are not readily visible.

The Peripheral View Main Window:

This window will display all SCSI and IDE/ATA devices that have been properly connected to your computer. From this window you can rescan for connected devices, print a listing of all your devices or select a device that you want to view additional information about. Its main window features are outlined below.

1) Device type icon: Click on a displayed device icon to select that device.
2) Close box: Click this box to quit the Peripheral View program.
3) Scan button: Click this button to rescan your computer for connected devices.
4) Info button: Click this button to display additional information regarding your computer, operating system, maximum volumes size compatibility, selected device and the bus that the selected device is connected to.
5) Print button: Click this button to print a listing of all the devices presented in the main window (a device need not be selected to access this feature).
6) Zoom box: Click this box to enlarge the window to its maximum vertical size.
7) Highlight bar: This bar identifies the current selected device. If no highlight bar is present, no device has been selected.
8) Size box: Drag this corner down to increase the window size and to reveal more device(s).

The Information Window:

To access the Information window, select any device in the main window and click the "Info" button. You will be presented with various information regarding your computer, operating system, maximum volumes size compatibility, selected device and the bus that the selected device is connected to. To reaccess to main window, click the "Exit" button.

Peripheral View(TM) Revision History:

--Version 2.0.1 (current version)--

1. Enhanced printed information.
2. Corrected issue involving displaying Peripheral View in black and white on some color PowerBooks models.
3. Corrected issue of not displaying some types of media bay devices.

--Version 2.0--

1. Added print device ability.
2. Added addtional bus and device info window.
3. Added "Apple Events" savvyness

--Version 1.2.1--

1. Added ability to display PowerBook(TM) media bay drives.
2. Added ability to display PowerBook(TM) PCMCIA (PC Card) drives.

--Version 1.2--

1. Added ability to display connected ATAPI devices.

--Version 1.1--

1. Added ability to display connected ATA devices.

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