moderated Re: June Update crashes continuously. How do I get back to previous install?


Richard Turner
 

Two things under this thread:

First, I always download the file and keep it so I can go back to the previous month’s release if needed.

Second, I am having no issues so far with the June update and am not sure what is causing the issues for the person experiencing a lot of crashes.

 

 

 

Richard

"He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself,” and we forget that only grace can break the cycle of ancient hatreds among peoples. (It is notable that while I have regretted not granting grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward Herbert

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Cynthia Bruce
Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 8:04 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: June Update crashes continuously. How do I get back to previous install?

 

Hi All,

 

I am about to upgrade to JAWS 2020, can I expect a lot of trouble?

 

Cynthia

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Gurd via groups.io
Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 2020 11:34 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: June Update crashes continuously. How do I get back to previous install?

 

Yes, I always thought FS/Vispero still offered previous monthly iterations of Jaws, so it was a bit of a shock to find I couldn’t go back.

 

John

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Goldfield
Sent: 17 June 2020 00:53
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: June Update crashes continuously. How do I get back to previous install?

 

I am a bit surprised that FS doesn't include previous builds of a particular version of JAWS on their Web site for people who feel the need to revert to a previous build within the same release cycle. While they do have previous versions this only gives you the last version for a particular release.

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
JAWS Certified, 2019
 
WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

On 6/16/2020 7:42 PM, Mike B wrote:

Hi John,

 

Here's a direct Dropbox download link for the April Jaws 2020 installer.

 


 

 

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.
 *My body has absorbed so much soap and disinfectant lately that when I pee it cleans the toilet.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2020 3:09 PM

Subject: June Update crashes continuously. How do I get back to previous install?

 

I just updated Jaws 2020 to the June update on my laptop. When I tried to activate the new Avoid Silence feature it crashes instantly and repeatedly. Now it won’t load for more than a few seconds before crashing. I just removed it and have gone back to the last 2019 version. Is there a way to find and install the version from April? I mean the one that didn’t break email conversion handling in Outlook.

 

Thanks

 

John

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