moderated Re: Jaws SMA

Don H

So I notice when checking out for the SMA there is a place to enter a discount code. Are there any such codes available?

On 11/16/2020 1:53 PM, Bill White wrote:
Here is the link, tom. <>
Bill White
*From:* [] *On Behalf Of *T. Civitello
*Sent:* Monday, November 16, 2020 11:49 AM
*Subject:* Re: Jaws SMA
Could you provide a link to the FS sma renewal page? I couldn’t find it.  Tom
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*Sent:*Monday, November 16, 2020 11:29 AM
*To:* <>
*Subject:*Re: Jaws SMA
That’s why I did it through the web site.
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*From:* <> *On Behalf Of *Rick Mladek
*Sent:* Monday, November 16, 2020 11:25 AM
*Subject:* Re: Jaws SMA
Have you tried getting through to purchase a new SMA these days? I’m now on hold and have been for near past 30-minutes...
*From:* <> < <>> *On Behalf Of *Gerald Levy via
*Sent:* Monday, November 16, 2020 2:17 PM
*To:* <>
*Subject:* Re: Jaws SMA
That's true, but if FS wants to migrate all JAWS customers to the licensing arrangement, they will probably still keep the price of a two-year license ower than the price for a two-update SMA.  Almost all first-time JAWS users now purchase a license because it is far cheaper than purchasing JAWS outright for $1000 or more.  Another advantage of the license arrangement is that there is no activation code to deal with like with an SMA, which makes life easier for both FS and its customers.
On 11/16/2020 1:42 PM, Loy wrote:

There is no garantee that the price of the annual home license
edition won't go up as well.
----- Original Message -----
*From:*Gerald Levy via
*To:* <>
*Sent:*Monday, November 16, 2020 1:17 PM
*Subject:*Re: Jaws SMA
No, it's obvious what FS is trying to do.  They are deliberately
making a two-upgrade SMA more expensive for $210 than a two-year
license for $180,because they want to gradually migrate all JAWS
customers to the licensing arrangement and eliminate the SMA
arrangement altogether. Now that JAWS has reached a plateau and few
new features can be expected in the future, many JAWS users may
simply decide to let their SMA's lapse.  But by gradually switching
them to the licensing arrangement, JAWS users will have to renew
their licenses annually which would be more profitable for FS in the
long run.
On 11/16/2020 12:33 PM, John Doering wrote:
Boy, that is a jump in price.  That should be for 2 upgrades.
After updating to 2021, I checked and JAWS indicates I have 1
more remaining upgrade.  Should that be reporting correctly or
is there something to do to make sure that field in "About" is
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-----Original Message-----
From: <> <> On Behalf
Of Bill White
Sent: Monday, November 16, 2020 11:23 AM
To: <>
Subject: Re: Jaws SMA
Hi, Don. They told me the price of a new SMA after January 1
will be $210.00.
Bill White <>
-----Original Message-----
From: <>
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Behalf Of Don H
Sent: Monday, November 16, 2020 9:11 AM
To: <>
Subject: Jaws SMA
Well I used my last SMA to upgrade to 2021.  If I remember
correctly I purchased my last SMA for $120 two years ago.  Now I
am told that the cost will be $150 and that price is only good
until Jan 1.  Don't know what the price will be after that.

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