Yellow HomePage (March 99)

There will be a new client going out this evening or tomorrow morning. It only involves some behind the scene changes so you shouldn't notice anything on you side. Just a heads up! Charlie Help Center Testing

We would like your help with testing a new Help Center. It would be great if you could note any inconsistencies or confusion in the site navigation (specifically the sidebar). Please spend most of the time focusing on the Help Center itself and not the search engine (Ask WebTV). We'd love to know about any confusing wording on Questions and Answers. And Classic users should only see information for Classic boxes and Plus only Plus boxes, so if you see something you shouldn't be seeing, we need to know about it. Thanks, Charlie

Yellow New Fetures Area (March 99)

NOTE: This seems to be the same as whats going on in the Blue group also for March of 99..

Client 2.2.6 is primarily a bug fix release for Derby users. You will notice when you get the upgrade, that the Spellchecker is back! Please test away, but try to focus primarily on the bug fixes we've listed below... Bug fixes Audio email - There are several things we're testing with the audio email feature. First, you should no longer crash when adding a recording to your email OR previewing an audio recording before sending an email. To test this try to attach an audio file to an outgoing email. Before sending the email, click on the audio link. If you crash, or anything else funky happens, please file a problem report.

Second, we are investigating the causes of the 13 second audio email bug. If you are one of those lucky few who was getting only 13 seconds of audio in an email attachment, you may find that your recording time has returned to 30 seconds. Try adding background music - particularly classical - and going to sites with a lot of graphics. Then try to add an audio attachment to your email. If you get the magic 13 second bug, file a problem report.

Third, any other problems with audio email should be reported in full detail (especially if you are seeing anything other than a 30 second record time). Explain error bug - Try the following: Unplug your unit from the power source. When you re-plug and power on, the screen will give you three options: Same Number, Moved, Explain. Select Explain. From the explain screen, select "Moved". The box should then dial toll free. If your box dials directly into your access number, file a problem report.

Whoomp, whoomp, whoomp bug!- This infamous bug should be fixed. For those of you who haven't had the pleasure of experiencing this bug, it consisted of receiving the error message, "The publisher of that page kept you waiting for more than a minute", accompanied by a lovely "whoomp, whoomp, whoomp" noise. Any instances of this bug should be reported in a file report.

Channel settings tossed when box is unplugged - Unplug your box. Plug back in and power on. Click on "Moved". Note your channel settings (and perhaps make them unique by adding or removing a few channels). Connect to the service. Switch back to TV world and click on "TV Listings" to get listings. (You will need to re-retrieve the TV listings after selecting "moved"). Channel settings should be retained. Thanks for your testing! -Charlie

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