Re: What is your first version of Jaws


Tony
 

I chose IMB Screanreadder for Dos in 1991 because of its separate numeric keyboard.

I switched to JFD and Jaws for Windows in 1996. I had a version 0.76, or possibly 1.76, timed demo, probably with Windows 3.1 and 3.11. The windows version came on 3 floppies.

For a long time you could load the DOS version prior to windows to be able to troubleshoot when windows crashed.

Tony

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 11:19 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: What is your first version of Jaws

Hey Ward,

For me it was also Jaws for DOS back in September or October of 1989.
I then had Jaws for Windows from the first release in the early 90's with Windows 3.1, then 3.11 and of course with Windows 95, 98 and 98SE things really started getting more serious.
Sounds like we have most of these young guys on the list beat, but let's see, what is your Jaws serial number? I have serial number 1056 and that has been my serial number for the last almost 30 years.

Regards,
Sieghard

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ward Dudley
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 7:46 PM
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Subject: Re: What is your first version of Jaws

Jaws for DOS.


Ward


On 10/31/2018 5:30 PM, Larry Gassman wrote:
I don't remember the exact version but it was 1997. So it had to be
around 2. something.
Larry
At 03:17 PM 10/31/2018, you wrote:

I started with JAWS 3.1.



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On 10/31/2018 6:15 PM, Michael Munn wrote:
Man! You'all had been using Jaws for a long time.Â
I had been using Jaws for only 2 years.Â
My first Jaws version was Jaws17.Â
I learned my command from other screen reader.Â
You know that all screen reader have the same element. T for table H
for heading and B for button...Â
I was a former Window-eyes user for couple months.Â


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On Wed, Oct 31, 2018 at 5:05 PM David Moore
<<mailto:jesusloves1966@...>jesusloves1966@...> wrote:

My first version of JAWS was 3.7.

I began using that version when I went back to Ohio State University
in 2002!

David Moore

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Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 4:59 PM
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hmmm, my first jaws was 2.0.

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