Re: Jaws 12 or 13 & windows 7?



Dave Carlson
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On Dec 4, 2012, at 3:39, "Lauren" <> wrote:

What about Word or Excel? I use these every day.


----- Original Message ----- From: "John Sherrer" <>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <>
Sent: Monday, December 03, 2012 19:47
Subject: RE: Jaws 12 or 13 & windows 7?

Hi Lorin
If you have the choice, I would go with the Mac system. Upgrades and
software are cheap. And once you buy an application, you get the upgrades
with no cost. The last operating system upgrade cost $29. Many totally
blind do well with Voice over, the Mac screen reader. But a more powerful
screen reader is available for the Mac for $250.
For an exttra $100. you can get all the one on one training you want in one
hour sessions for a year.
In our area the training is good, but I saw emails where the training is not
Once you learn it, you will save money, and the hardware seems to be very

-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [] On Behalf Of Lauren
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2012 8:53 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Jaws 12 or 13 & windows 7?


Would Jaws 12 or 13 work with Windows 7 and has anyone used Windows 8 with
Jaws 14?

I have to buy a new laptop and wonder which OS I should buy or switch to an
Apple where I don't have to shell out money for upgrades of software like
Jaws, but can't afford any less accessibility as I am totally blind.

Any advice please, I'd be grateful. Thanks.


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