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I would also recommend you wait some seconds after killing JAWS
before restarting it. The first line kills JAWS, the second line
waits five seconds, and the third restarts JAWS. So:
taskkill /IM "jfw.exe" /f
"C:\program files\freedom scientific\jaws\2019\jfw.exe"
On 6/28/2019 8:31 AM, Dean Martineau
I googled JAWS command Line Options
and didn’t get anything that seemed helpful.
My objective is to make Jaws restart seemlessly so that users
are not forced to deal with keystrokes. Some of my cleints get
nervous and lose self-trust when its time to shutdown jaws and
restart it manually.
Since this process is used when installing Jaws
(automatically restart when install is complete), i thought
there was a command line that could do the job.
Le 28/06/2019 à 14:05, Dean Martineau a
Why not use the
Keyboard Manager and assign a new hotkey to the
ShutDownJAWS script? We go through this sort of thing in
the forthcoming windows Keyboard Power User Guide book.
You could add a keystroke like, perhaps, shift+ctrl+z, or
some other keystroke that you can remember, that doesn’t
use a JAWSKey, and that isn’t used by other programs
you’re using, so that you can use it to do what we do with
thank you. However my initial was about Jaws restart, not
Nevertheless this would be helpful in other circumstances.
Le 28/06/2019 à 13:36, Peter Tesar a
I have this DOS command in my desktop shortcut.
C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe -s -f -t 00
the 's is for shutdown, -r is for
the -f is for force (It doesn't work as well as it
did in Win7
The -t is the time to wait -- 0 mili seconds
The command shutdown.exe might work without the
You could move the shutdown.exe file to your root
On 6/28/2019 4:53 AM, Tanguy LOHEAC
Do you know any command line that can force jaws to
This is because i'm using a program on my laptop that
disables the Jaws key. And th only way to restore it is
to restart Jaws. But i wish i could write a batch file
that would make it automatically after this program has
thank you for any suggestions
Have a nice day