moderated Re: JAWS not speaking at all on starting system

Tom Behler

How do you disable fast startup in the Jaws options?

I've not been able to find this option here.

I'm wondering if this may be part of my problem with Jaws not coming up reliably on the older Dell Lattitude E6540 laptop that I just upgraded to Windows 10.

Am using the latest build of Jaws 2021 on that computer.

Tom Behler

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 11:10 AM
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking at all on starting system

Do you have fast startup turned on? If so this could be your problem. If Jaws isn't coming up reliable and you are sure it is correctly set up to start at login I would disable this in Jaws Options and set up Narrator to start at the login screen and see if that works better. You can still set Jaws to start again after you log in, but use Narrator just for entering your password.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of turab chimthanawala
Sent: October 25, 2021 11:03 PM
To: jfw <>
Subject: JAWS not speaking at all on starting system

Hi all,
I use Windows 10, JAWS 2021. Though I have chosen the option for JAWS to start automatically, on some occasions, it does not speak at all.
This happens both on Starting as well as from Sleep mode. On checking through sighted assistance, my microphone is not muted.
Only option left is to restarting and keep doing till I hear JAWS speak.


Turab Chimthanawala

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