Hi, Jaffar. I made a
mistake in my last post about installing Java Access
Bridge. I will amend my procedure as follows. I typed the
last command correctly on the commandline, but I didn't
type it correctly in the last email. I should change it as
Hi, Jaffar. I attempted to
install the Java runtime environment, 64-bit to enable
Java Access Bridge.
I am using,
Version 21H1 (OS Build
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It is the 64-bit version of
I am using JAWS,
Home Use Edition
Version 2021.2107.12 ILM
When I run the command,
I receive the following
java version "1.8.0_301"
Java(TM) SE Runtime
Environment (build 1.8.0_301-b09)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit
Server VM (build 25.301-b09, mixed mode)
When I then run the
I receive the following
'jabswitch.exe' is not
recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch
From your instructions
below, what am I doing wrong?
Hi. You first need to install
the Java runtime environment which you can get from the
oracle website. A search on google will yield you the
needed result. Choose the one for your windows
environment, 32 or 64bit. Install it as you would a
normal application or program. Once installed, go to your
Type the following to see if you
got the JRE correctly installed:
This will tell you if you got the
correct version installed.
If it is, then type the
You should here the message
telling you that the java access bridge has been enabled.
You should then be good to go. Write me privately if you
have any more concerns. Cheers!
On 11/9/2021 6:26 am, Vaughan Dodd
I am not sure how to solve my
problem, but hopefully someone with more expertise than
I can point me in the right direction.
I am currently evaluating a
music library grooming application called Songkong. It
comes recommended by a specialist retailer of premium
When I load, it refers to
problems because Access Bridge is not installed. The
error reports this, so Windows is telling SongKong that
there is a screen reader.
Is Access Bridge a tool for
software developers, a utility for end-users or
something else. If I download it, what happens to Jaws?
Anything else that I should be aware of?
Thanks in advance.