Re: Windows 7 Upgrade

Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
 

Last time I had to do this, I backed up any settings I'd created in the
JAWS setting folder. Got a specialized dictionary? Back it up.
Special configuration? Back it up. Dictionaries should be at the top
of the list, as they take the most time and trouble to replicate. My
bible dictionary has several hundred words, and has been a work in
progress since 1998; wouldn't want to lose it.

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@...
[mailto:jfw-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Richard Sherman
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 3:57 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Windows 7 Upgrade

HI,

Backup everything. Then once it is all said and done, then you can go
thru
and delete that which you don't need. But if space is not of concern,
leave
it for a while just in case.

Better to have it and not need it. Then to need it and not have it.

If you are going to reinstall the same version of jaws, then putting the

files back sometimes isn't a problem. but if you can you should try to
recreate these settings just to avoid possible complications.

If you want to know which files, like .jss, .jcf, or any others that you
can
transfer without any problems, that I don't know. Never done it before.

Rich
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marquette, Ed" <Ed.Marquette@...>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 1:08 PM


Well, it is finally here. My very reliable and stable Windows XP laptop
has
been slated for an "upgrade" to Windows 7.
Many of the applications will be put back on the laptop, and I suspect
the
older structure won't be radically different for them.
I would like to keep certain settings in Jaws that I have built up over
the
past year -- since I've had this laptop.
I can copy files to a folder on my network drive.
Any tips on which files to be certain to copy and which ones to be
certain
to leave behind?

I. Edward Marquette
Direct Dial: 816.502.4646
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1010 Grand Boulevard
Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64106
ed.marquette@...


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