Re: Continued Jaws Crashing
Richard B. McDonald
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What, exactly, is the Windows+Insert[JAWSkey?]+F4 command suppose to do?
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Sunday, April 23, 2017 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: Continued Jaws Crashing
How about if you do the following command, then try to restart JAWS:
INSERT plus WINDOWS KEY plus F4, then try to restart JAWS.
It seems that I have narrowed the Jaws crashing issue on my current Windows 7 computer down to the following sequence of events.
Jaws seems to crash when I exit Microsoft Word while Outlook is also open. Once this happens, Jaws will stop speaking, and I can’t re-activate Jaws either via the usual Alt Control J shortcut, or the Windows R command.
The only way I can re-start Jaws is to do a hard shut-down of the computer.
My sighted wife says Jaws looks like it is still up on the screen, but she can’t do anything to re-activate it either, short of manually shutting down the computer.
Does anyone have a sequence of steps to get out of this issue?
Does anyone know if FS is aware of the problem??
I did not have this problem prior to updateing to Jaws 18.
To clarify, I’m using Office 365 here, with Word 2016 and Outlook 2016.
Dr. Tom Behler from Michigan