Re: JAWS 13 with RhapsodyBlind and BlindTunes

Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)

Sounds like 11 and 12 times two.

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of John Martyn
Sent: Wednesday, September 14, 2011 10:17 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support mailing list;
Subject: JAWS 13 with RhapsodyBlind and BlindTunes

Hi all,
I have just tested on the windows 7 and XP platforms with JAWS 13.
I must say, it works very well with windows 7 and I am posting this to
both lists. I didn't notice anything wrong and all functions within the
scripts worked well.
However, with windows XP, JAWS 13 is a nightmare and ruins RhapsodyBlind
quite a bit. Things do work with rhapsody, but information that was
spoken before is missing and there isn't anything I can do to correct
Blind Tunes faired much better with only the column sorting was messed
up big time. All other function seemed to work until I got to the iTunes
Store. It was a struggle to get pages to load without much delay and
stalled on all searches.
I noticed that JAWS 13 completely slowed down the startup time in XP.
The only way to fix the script issues was to completely uninstall
everything Freedom scientific and reload my old JAWS versions.
Just switching to another JAWS version wasn't enough, it was the common
components that were the issue from the results. I would have left JAWS
13 but it messed up even testing with the other versions.
I must state again, it works fine on windows 7 so don't be wary unless
you have XP.
I am relieved that it works fine on windows 7, but I'm afraid XP and
JAWS 13 do not get along. Perhaps FS will fix some issues, but I will
never test out JAWS 13 on XP again. It's time to move forward anyway.
So, for all those playing beta games, beware the XP issues running the
scripts as I have no way to fix it.
Thanks for reading and for those who aren't familiar with the Rhapsody
and iTunes scripts please visit:
John Martyn
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