Moderated Re: jaws and vpn's

David Diamond

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From: <> On Behalf Of Jacob
Sent: July 17, 2021 4:03 AM
Subject: Re: jaws and vpn's


When you find the VPN provider you prefer then search their website and you'll find guides on how to manually configure VPN for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android etc. Generally there are 2 steps you need to do. Configure the connection to the server and install a certificate for the encryption. It works fine but you'll miss some functions included in the apps from the provider. It's functions like kill switch, easy server switching and exceptions for apps you prefer to by pass the VPN connection and more. It's also possible to set up VPN on some routers so that all devices connected to the router will go through VPN. That way there will be no need to configure VPN on every single device. Only exception for that will ofcourse be devices like laptops that'll be used on other wifi and cell phones which will also use there own mobile connection when leaving the home network. Many Providers give a free trial so if you prefer VPN via the provieded app then try it before make your final choice. I use NordVPN and last time I check the Windows app wasn't accessible but it works fine on Mac, Android and iOS. I guess the easiest way to use VPN on low technical knowledge will be via the app solution in case it's accessibble with a screen reader.


OZ0TE Jacob


From: <> On Behalf Of Bill White

Sent: 17 July 2021 04:17
Subject: Re: re jaws and vpn's


Hi, Ed. How do you key VPN settings manually into Windows if you have a VPN that isn't JAWS accessible?


Bill White




From: [] On Behalf Of Edward Green
Sent: Friday, July 16, 2021 1:29 PM
Subject: Re: re jaws and vpn's


Hi Stew,

As long as your VPN provider of choice lets you see its relevant settings, then you can key them in manually into Windows.

This is a bit more work but it's no more complicated than setting up an email account manually, and the massive advantage is that you don’t need to care whether your VPN provider’s software is accessible or worry whether they might break it during an update.



On 16 July 2021 20:00:05 "stewartross via" <stewartross@...> wrote:

hi can someone tell me if jaws works with any vpn's?

if so which ones?

regards from stew

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