Re: J2018


Carolyn Arnold <4carolyna@...>
 

I came straight from XP to Windows 10. I gathered a lot of information from a couple of lists, and have a savvy husband, didn't seem to be any real problem.

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God,

Carolyn

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kevin Hourigan
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:02 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: J2018

Hello Becky,

I have had Windows 10 scince the spring, and have not had an inordinant amount of trouble with it. The thing is one will have to upgrade sooner or later

That said, with the negative comments regarding Windows 8 , I skipped over that one.

Cheers Kevin.



From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Marianne Denning
Sent: December 14, 2017 1:07 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: J2018



Did you ask Kevin why you should stay with Windows 7? There are definitely some changes but it seems much more like Windows 7 than Windows 8 did.



On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 2:00 PM, Becky Tsurumoto <panache713@hotmail.com <mailto:panache713@hotmail.com> > wrote:


Kevin,

My tech person, who works for an agency for the blind, helped me order my new computer.
He said I have the license for Windows 10 but that he asked the seller that Windows 7 be installed.
I didn't know if Windows 10 would be harder to use for me.
Now Tom said I should have the latest JAWS even if I use an older operating system in case I need tech support from Freedom Scientific.

Becky

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> ] On Behalf Of Kevin Hourigan
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 8:43 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: J2018

Do you not want to upgrade to Windows 10 while it is still available for free, if indeed it still is?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> ] On Behalf Of Becky Tsurumoto
Sent: December 14, 2017 8:17 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: J2018

Hi List,

I purchased a new computer in August 2017. I'm using Windows 7 with JAWS 18.
I'm authorized to download JAWS 2018, but since I'm not using Windows 10 is there any benefit to downloading the new version? Any input would be appreciated.

Becky
















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Marianne Denning, TVI, MA

Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired

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