Re: Google Chrome is totally accessible

Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)

Well, if I ever get around to setting up another e-mail account, I may consider it. Interestingly enough, it was recommended that we use it here at work a year or so ago, but The Department turned it down for security reasons.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [] On Behalf Of john.falter via Jfw
Sent: Friday, November 06, 2015 3:50 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Cc: john.falter
Subject: Re: Google Chrome is totally accessible

Hi Ted:
Chrome Version 46.0.2490.80
is the version I'm using.
It seems to be working better than ever before.
I don't know how to get feeds,
and I think webvisum is not available.

On 11/6/2015 3:10 PM, Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS) via Jfw wrote:
Didn't work so great in 15 or 16 either on 7 64. When did this miraculous transformation occur; was there a recent Chrome update?


-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [] On Behalf Of Carolyn
Arnold via Jfw
Sent: Thursday, November 05, 2015 6:07 PM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Cc: Carolyn Arnold
Subject: RE: Google Chrome is totally accessible

Back when I had XP and JAWS 13, Chrome did not work.

Bye for now,


-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [] On Behalf Of dennis
via Jfw
Sent: Thursday, November 5, 2015 10:53 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list. <>
Cc: dennis <>
Subject: Re: Google Chrome is totally accessible

i just started using it with windows 7 64bit and jaws 17. also works with jaws 16. only have one problem so far. when i go to there is a sign in link that doesn't show up as a link in krome. it does in firefox and IE. other than that it seams to be running pretty smoothly.

On 11/5/2015 9:46 AM, ratshtron via Jfw wrote:
its great under windows 7 32 bit. i kept having trouble with firefox
from the last update with jaws so i switched. internet explorer got
very sluggish with jaws so i started using firefox but now google
crome is much better with jaws.

Legend has it that on Thursday 11/5/2015 09:31 AM, Marshall Scott via
Jfw said:
How accessible is Chrome under Windows 7?

On Nov 5, 2015, at 2:49 AM, David Moore via Jfw
<> wrote:
Hi all.
I have been experimenting with Google Chrome Browser, and I have
found that it is very accessible and easy to use. More than that, I
can open the same web site in half the time as with IE or Firefox.
It never crashes, and it is more stable than any other browser. It
is the best browser when it comes to streaming videos and other
media by far. The video never pauses for example. In IE, the same
video pauses a few times for a few seconds. Also, Google Chrome is
the easiest browser to use. Yes, I am not kidding. Simply press
enter on the browser, and the home page opens. I have mine set to
Google of course. Now, just press alt and the screen reader will say
chrome button. If you press down arrow, every setting and menu you
will ever need is in that one vertical column. The history, delete
history, book marks, are all in that one vertical menu just by
pressing the alt key on the home page. All navigation JAWS short cut
keys work in Google Chrome. I have not found anything yet that is n
accessible. Also, every JAWS key command works in Chrome just like
in IE. You can just press alt + D for the address bar for example. I
will continue to play around with Google Chrome a little more, and I
will be ready to do an Audio tutorial for you guys. You will not
believe just how much better Google Chrome is over any other browser.
You will hear it with your own ears when I send you the tutorial
probably by Friday. I know some of you will use Chrome as your
default browser. God bless and have a great night. Talk to all of
you soon.
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