> I recently used the Extensions Manager to do some troubleshooting and
> before it switched settings on me, it made a note of "Missing Extensions."
> One of these was something called "Microsoft OLE Extension."
> Can anyone tell me what this is and what it does? Its disappearance is
> a mystery and I'm not having any troubles that would seem to obviously
> connected with it.
> The only Microsoft software I have on my computer is Office 98, which
> I'm using with OS 9.2.2. The apps appear to be working fine -- although
> I've been having some problems with Word seeming to lose some preferences
> at times (mostly after a hard reset). Also, I did have some trouble
> opening a Powerpoint presentation that via email came from a Windows
> users. It appeared to be corrupted. I've since downloaded other
> Windows-based PP files without difficulty.
> Internet Explorer was installed but I don't use it and put it into a
> Stuffit Archive a long time ago.
> I checked a list that I made in January of all the files in the System
> Folder and it was there then. Now, in July, it's gone. It's not in the
> Extensions (Disabled) folder either. I don't make a habit of randomly
> throwing out extensions, so I don't think I did anything to make this
> So, what is it? And do I need it? I've apparently been getting along
> without it for some time.