moderated Re: Jaws 2019 blocking desktop shortcut keystrokes

ann
 

Hi,

I am also having this problem, but i'm not sure if it is due to the latest version of Jaws. It also happens with Narrator and NVDA.

I also can't seem to create a shortcut hotkey or at least not the one I want to create. For instance, pressing Alt+Enter to get in to a shortcut properties, then tabbing to the Hotkey field, and when I enter the Hotkey sequence of
alt+Shift+Control+f, then Apply it and press Ok. I go back to check and the Hotkey has not been created at all.

I wonder if it is some kind of weird annoying Windows 10 Home security issue that is causing all these problems?
I am running latest version of Windows 10 Home.

~Ann



On Sun, Jul 21, 2019 at 12:42 PM, Richard Turner wrote:

Another odd thing is using the bypass key, insert+3 doesn’t work either.

It is like Jaws 2019 on Windows 10 home just simply blocks those desktop shortcut keys.

 

Richard

 

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Sunday, July 21, 2019 8:21 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws 2019 blocking desktop shortcut keystrokes

 

Well, they say misery loves company.  Good to know I’m not the only one.

The strange thing is, at work, with a similar setup, only it is Windows 10 Pro, the shortcut keystrokes work with Jaws 2019.

Not with my Windows 10 home…

 

Richard

 

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Sunday, July 21, 2019 8:17 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws 2019 blocking desktop shortcut keystrokes

 

I have been having this same problem, mainly with the Internet Explorer shortcut. In order to get it to work, I have to arrow to the shortcut and press ENTER on the shortcut. The hotkey assignment refuses to work much of the time.

 

Bill White

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Sunday, July 21, 2019 8:06 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Jaws 2019 blocking desktop shortcut keystrokes

 

Greetings,

I have done a clean install of both Jaws 2019, and Jaws 2018 on my Windows home 64 bit dell laptop.

 

If Jaws 2019 is running, the shortcut keystrokes I have set for my various programs do not work.  IE, alt+shift+o for Outlook.

But, if I unload Jaws 2019 and run Jaws 2018 and press alt+shift+o Outlook opens.

 

These are the latest versions of both Jaws editions.

 

I obviously like some of the features in Jaws 2019, but will be running Jaws 2018 for the most part unless I can resolve this bloody annoying issue.

 

Thanks for any thoughts,

Richard

 

 

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