Re: Windows 10, JAWS 17 and sluggishness

Carolyn Arnold <4carolyna@...>

It might be less drastic, but not headache free.

Bye for now,


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of John Gurd
Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2016 8:26 AM
Subject: Re: Windows 10, JAWS 17 and sluggishness

I had similar issues and ended up doing a clean install of
Windows 10 which helped a lot. It's a big job as it means
reinstalling all your programs and potentially some drivers
so not to be taken lightly. Having said that although
Internet Explorer 11 is working better it still freezes and
crashes from time to time. One day I'll get around to
installing another browser.
That's certainly a less drastic step than reinstalling
Windows 10 (smiles).


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On
Behalf Of Karen Reynolds
Sent: 13 September 2016 02:31
Subject: Windows 10, JAWS 17 and sluggishness

I'm first off having trouble learning Windows 10, made worse
by the recent upgrade that changed several things I was
doing, but my computer and JAWS often seems very slow in
responding. In particular, I'm having trouble getting JAWS
to stay talking or in some cases with IE 11 to be able to
use the JAWS cursor at all.

I know this is a little vague, well, maybe a lot, but I'm
not sure what specific question to ask because I don't
really know what's causing these issues. Does anyone have
any suggestions as to how I can get JAWS to work more
consistently and get rid of some of the stuff running in the
background? And what should I get rid of?

I've only recently upgraded to it so any help would be


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