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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

James Homuth
 

Richard,

The problem in this case was not to do with Windows Vista or 7, but rather
that you were running JAWS 9, which didn't support Windows Vista, either 32
or 64-bit. There was no 64-bit version of JAWS 9 to my knowledge, and as was
established earlier in this thread, due to how closely the software
interacts with the OS, such a thing running on a 64-bit system would be no
less than a bad idea. Still, I think it should be pointed out that JAWS 9
doesn't even run on the 32-bit Vista, as it's not supported, therefore is
rather a non-issue.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Richard Holloway
Sent: July-31-11 12:23 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Well, JAWS 9 comes to mind (which absolutely destroyed the OS on our Vista
PC when we bought a 64-bit machine), at least under Vista, as well as most
(if not all) virus protection software.

It can be really hit, or miss... (buyer beware).

-RH

On Jul 30, 2011, at 6:00 PM, Steve wrote:

Richard,

I don't know of any 32-bit programs that won't run on a 64-bit system,
although I suppose there may be some. But, that is what the Programs\x86
folder is for, that's where the 32-bit programs that run in Win 7 or Vista
64-bit editions live.

Jaws is available in either 32 or 64-bit editions. If you have the Jaws
installation DVD, it will recognize which version you need for your system;
if not, just go to the FS site and download the correct version.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI
----- Original Message ----- From: "Richard Holloway"
<rholloway@gopbc.org>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


32 vs. 64 bit has to do with the way the computer physically
addresses the data; literally 32 or 64 pieces of information at a
time (specifically that many ones or zeros at a time-- that's what a
"bit" is, a one or a zero in binary computing. Multiple bits comprise
a byte. Enough bytes make a "k", then megs, gigs, etc.)

You must run the correct bit OS on the appropriate processor.
Applications vary. You can run some 32 bit applications on some 64 bit
machines which I assume requires some sort of emulation mode by the OS which
may be transparent to the user. 64 bit applications won't work for 32 bit.

JAWS 9 was 32 bit only. At the time that was out, Freedom told me
they had no intention of supporting 64 bit machines in the future.
Once most new machines started going 32 bit, they changed their tune
a bit. (Pun intended.)

I assume current JAWS has a dual installer that works on both? I know
both are currently supported one way or another.

Sent from my iPad
On Jul 30, 2011, at 5:00 PM, "Crystal French"
<raincrow@clearwire.net> wrote:32

Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too
often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7
32 bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Windows 7 Upgrade

Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
 

Last time I had to do this, I backed up any settings I'd created in the
JAWS setting folder. Got a specialized dictionary? Back it up.
Special configuration? Back it up. Dictionaries should be at the top
of the list, as they take the most time and trouble to replicate. My
bible dictionary has several hundred words, and has been a work in
progress since 1998; wouldn't want to lose it.

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com
[mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com] On Behalf Of Richard Sherman
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 3:57 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Windows 7 Upgrade

HI,

Backup everything. Then once it is all said and done, then you can go
thru
and delete that which you don't need. But if space is not of concern,
leave
it for a while just in case.

Better to have it and not need it. Then to need it and not have it.

If you are going to reinstall the same version of jaws, then putting the

files back sometimes isn't a problem. but if you can you should try to
recreate these settings just to avoid possible complications.

If you want to know which files, like .jss, .jcf, or any others that you
can
transfer without any problems, that I don't know. Never done it before.

Rich
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marquette, Ed" <Ed.Marquette@KutakRock.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 1:08 PM


Well, it is finally here. My very reliable and stable Windows XP laptop
has
been slated for an "upgrade" to Windows 7.
Many of the applications will be put back on the laptop, and I suspect
the
older structure won't be radically different for them.
I would like to keep certain settings in Jaws that I have built up over
the
past year -- since I've had this laptop.
I can copy files to a folder on my network drive.
Any tips on which files to be certain to copy and which ones to be
certain
to leave behind?

I. Edward Marquette
Direct Dial: 816.502.4646
Mobile: 816.812.0088
Google Voice: 408.692.5640
Facsimile: 816.960.0041
Kutak Rock LLP
1010 Grand Boulevard
Suite 500
Kansas City, MO 64106
ed.marquette@kutakrock.com


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Dvd player

Nickus de Vos <bigboy529@...>
 

Hi i'm looking for a accessible dvd player which would enable me to access the dvd menus. I'm currently using power dvd it has keyboard shortcuts but no way to navigate the dvd menus.


Re: IE9 and typing web addresses

David Bailes
 

Hi,
to switch the autocomplete off in the address bar:
1. Go the the advanced page of the internet options dialog
2. In the Settings tree view, there's the item Use inline autocomplete ..., which by default is on. Spacebar toggles it on and off.
 
David.

original message:
IE9 seems to remember other things I've typed even though I have auto
complete stuff turned off, or do I/ How do I keep it from second guessing
me?
It seems to be filling in stuff that's in my favorites.


Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Dorothy <Dorothy.ingram-gorban@...>
 

many thanks for help, I know some on the list are even testing windows 8, I cannot see many companies spending huge amounts updating their systems,but technology is moving so fast regards Dorothy

----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex Stone" <alex.stone@gmail.com>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Monday, August 01, 2011 12:44 AM
Subject: RE: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Video intercept in xp, and mirror drivers in windows7.
Cheers
Alex

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Dorothy
Sent: 31 July 2011 23:45
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: RE: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Post script,I think it was video intercepts used by xp but not windows 7,
but now we have something called mirroringI suppose we do not have to know
until it goes wrong? Regards Dorothy

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Dorothy
Sent: 31 July 2011 20:15
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

may I pick your brains a bit more please, I know that windows 7 does not
need something XP does but do not really grasp details what is the video
interceptor and the software called dc chaining, I thought windows 7 did not
need something xp needed but,I am not sure why. When my xp desktop died, I
had put on it a video card independant of the mother board with its own
memory, I am told that is not needed on a modern computerI had to run
another product from a different stable even to do something very simple
such as use black screen white font,having a little residual vision,and got
fed up being told turn the screen off use it as if you had no sight, any
problems I had were solved not by the maker but clever individuals ,that was
luck I can understand why this topic is of importance to many on this lis.I

am sure I have used the wrong technical terms only hope you can guess what I

meant regards Dorothy
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve" <k8sp@sbcglobal.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:46 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


The major differences are:

1. If you can find Win 32-bit, they are harder to find.

2. Win 7 32-bit only supports 4GB of Ram or less. Win 7 64-bit supports
way more, most machines can support either 8 or 16GB, but the theoretical
limit is way beyond that.

3. Some of your hardware like printers and scanners may not work on
Windows 7. You need to check by going to the printer/scanner manufacturer
site, look under support or downloads and search for Win 7 64-bit drivers
for your specific model.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI
----- Original Message -----
From: "Crystal French" <raincrow@clearwire.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too
often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7
32 bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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copy and paste from firefox

Jim L
 

Heya folks,

Am running Jaws 11 and firefox 3.16 and the copy and paste text from any
webpage is always incorrect and drives me nuts, is there a work around or
something I can do to get Jaws to paste the correct text?

cheers,

Jim

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Uploading folders to Google Docs

Cristóbal
 

Hello list,



Recently I saw that Google Docs now supports the uploading of folders and
was curious if any Jaws users have attempted uploading their folders and
what they found the experience to be?



I’ve uploaded a couple of individual files and it took a little work with
the Jaws cursor and whatnot, but for the most part, it wasn’t too bad. I
know that actually working with Google Docs itself is all but impossible,
but I was more interested in the storage feature. How was the uploading
process? Was it reasonably accessible sorting the various files once
uploaded? What about downloading an individual file?



I’ve got quite a bit of books from Bookshare and other titles from other
sources I’ve collected over the years and wanted to upload this particular
folder as a failsafe since it would be a colossal pain to have to try to
hunt them all down should something happen to my pc which is getting rather
long in the tooth and download once I finally upgrade my system. I do have
the latest Jaws release, but am using JFW 11.0 out of personal preference as
12 in every subsequent release continues to be a major pain for me. But
that’s a topic for some other time though.



Any observations or pointers would be appreciated.



Thanks,



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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Alex Stone <alex.stone@...>
 

Video intercept in xp, and mirror drivers in windows7.
Cheers
Alex

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Dorothy
Sent: 31 July 2011 23:45
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: RE: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Post script,I think it was video intercepts used by xp but not windows 7,
but now we have something called mirroringI suppose we do not have to know
until it goes wrong? Regards Dorothy

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Dorothy
Sent: 31 July 2011 20:15
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

may I pick your brains a bit more please, I know that windows 7 does not
need something XP does but do not really grasp details what is the video
interceptor and the software called dc chaining, I thought windows 7 did not
need something xp needed but,I am not sure why. When my xp desktop died, I
had put on it a video card independant of the mother board with its own
memory, I am told that is not needed on a modern computerI had to run
another product from a different stable even to do something very simple
such as use black screen white font,having a little residual vision,and got
fed up being told turn the screen off use it as if you had no sight, any
problems I had were solved not by the maker but clever individuals ,that was
luck I can understand why this topic is of importance to many on this lis.I

am sure I have used the wrong technical terms only hope you can guess what I

meant regards Dorothy
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve" <k8sp@sbcglobal.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:46 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


The major differences are:

1. If you can find Win 32-bit, they are harder to find.

2. Win 7 32-bit only supports 4GB of Ram or less. Win 7 64-bit supports
way more, most machines can support either 8 or 16GB, but the theoretical
limit is way beyond that.

3. Some of your hardware like printers and scanners may not work on
Windows 7. You need to check by going to the printer/scanner manufacturer
site, look under support or downloads and search for Win 7 64-bit drivers
for your specific model.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI
----- Original Message -----
From: "Crystal French" <raincrow@clearwire.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too
often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7
32 bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Dorothy <dorothy.ingram-gorban@...>
 

Post script,I think it was video intercepts used by xp but not windows 7,
but now we have something called mirroringI suppose we do not have to know
until it goes wrong? Regards Dorothy

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Dorothy
Sent: 31 July 2011 20:15
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

may I pick your brains a bit more please, I know that windows 7 does not
need something XP does but do not really grasp details what is the video
interceptor and the software called dc chaining, I thought windows 7 did not
need something xp needed but,I am not sure why. When my xp desktop died, I
had put on it a video card independant of the mother board with its own
memory, I am told that is not needed on a modern computerI had to run
another product from a different stable even to do something very simple
such as use black screen white font,having a little residual vision,and got
fed up being told turn the screen off use it as if you had no sight, any
problems I had were solved not by the maker but clever individuals ,that was
luck I can understand why this topic is of importance to many on this lis.I

am sure I have used the wrong technical terms only hope you can guess what I

meant regards Dorothy
----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve" <k8sp@sbcglobal.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:46 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


The major differences are:

1. If you can find Win 32-bit, they are harder to find.

2. Win 7 32-bit only supports 4GB of Ram or less. Win 7 64-bit supports
way more, most machines can support either 8 or 16GB, but the theoretical
limit is way beyond that.

3. Some of your hardware like printers and scanners may not work on
Windows 7. You need to check by going to the printer/scanner manufacturer
site, look under support or downloads and search for Win 7 64-bit drivers
for your specific model.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI
----- Original Message -----
From: "Crystal French" <raincrow@clearwire.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too
often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7
32 bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Entries In Excel

inthane <inthaneelf@...>
 

ah yes, even better, haven't used formulas other than simple ones in years, thanks for taking it beyond my simple workup,

elf
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"own the might and majesty of an alacorn"
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. proprietor: Inthane's Grab Bag
for blind computer users and Programmers!
http://grabbag.alacorncomputer.com

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ann byrne" <annakb@sbcglobal.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 1:29 PM
Subject: Re: Entries In Excel


The operator is 'sumif', which means add the number only if an indicator is set.

To do this, you need a way to tell Excel to add the number *only if Wal-Mart is the store.

1. Set an indicator for Wal-mart. Possibly something like add numbers if column g = w. the formula looks like this:

a1+SUMIF(c1,"w",b1)

=a1 (the Wal-mart total)
b1 the column containing the amount paid for this transaction
c1=the indicator. If not 'w', the sum will not happen.
The answer will appear in the column where the formula is.

Good luck!

Add column B to column a only if column C = w





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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Dorothy <Dorothy.ingram-gorban@...>
 

may I pick your brains a bit more please, I know that windows 7 does not
need something XP does but do not really grasp details what is the video
interceptor and the software called dc chaining, I thought windows 7 did not
need something xp needed but,I am not sure why. When my xp desktop died, I
had put on it a video card independant of the mother board with its own
memory, I am told that is not needed on a modern computerI had to run
another product from a different stable even to do something very simple
such as use black screen white font,having a little residual vision,and got
fed up being told turn the screen off use it as if you had no sight, any
problems I had were solved not by the maker but clever individuals ,that was
luck I can understand why this topic is of importance to many on this lis.I am sure I have used the wrong technical terms only hope you can guess what I meant regards Dorothy

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve" <k8sp@sbcglobal.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:46 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


The major differences are:

1. If you can find Win 32-bit, they are harder to find.

2. Win 7 32-bit only supports 4GB of Ram or less. Win 7 64-bit supports
way more, most machines can support either 8 or 16GB, but the theoretical
limit is way beyond that.

3. Some of your hardware like printers and scanners may not work on
Windows 7. You need to check by going to the printer/scanner manufacturer
site, look under support or downloads and search for Win 7 64-bit drivers
for your specific model.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI
----- Original Message -----
From: "Crystal French" <raincrow@clearwire.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too
often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7
32 bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: [Bulk] Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Dave...
 

Dennis,

An impossible question to answer. Cheap for one person in one part of the
world may not be true for another. Also, prices fluctuate just like the
price of gold. Start with Amazon and Tigerdirect.com to get a starting
point, and go from there. Good luck.
Dave Carlson
From my Dell Latitude 630, currently not nearly close enough for my comfort
to my Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area. But I'll
try to remedy that situation.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Brown" <DennisTBrown@Comcast.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2011 9:54
Subject: [Bulk] Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Thanks for that clairification.
Where is the cheapest place to get Windows 7 64 bit?

Thanks,
Dennis Brown

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve" <k8sp@sbcglobal.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2011 11:50 AM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


32-bit programs in the vast majority of times will work on a 64-bit
machine. The problem is on older hardware where you need to find drivers
for the 64-bit machines; and on some older printers, they may not have
drivers for Windows 7.

The reason why you need to match the Win-Eyes or Jaws 64-bit software with
the 64-bit Windows machine is that the screen-reader is much more closely
embedded to the machine than a normal program is due to the video chaining
interface. That's why you need a 64-bit version of Win-Eyes or Jaws to
run on a Windows 64-bit machine. But, normal programs aren't tied in that
tightly with the other aspects of the computer, so 32-bit programs will
work on a 64-bit system.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Brown" <DennisTBrown@Comcast.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:04 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Is it the 32 bit software that won't run on a 64 bit machine, or is it
just the items that require drivers--those 32 bit software packages that
interface with a device that would require a 32 bit driver?
If it doesn't interface with a driver, would a 32 bit software package
work on a 64 bit machine?


Thanks,
Dennis Brown

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Spratt" <Adrian@AdrianSpratt.com>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:37 PM
Subject: RE: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi, Crystal.

I also haven't upgraded to Windows 7, but I've been gathering ideas for
when the time comes. Judging by what I've read and heard, we may not
experience a big difference at this time with 64-bit, but clearly it's
the
way of the future, alongside Windows 7. Several listers voiced concern
that
some older applications that haven't been updated for years won't
function
on a 64-bit machine. I think of those useful little programs at Debbie
Scales' website. In my case, my prize computer component is a Dectalk
Plus.
Some listers indicate that it should work on a 64-bit machine, but no
one
using a 64-bit machine with the Dectalk has posted confirmation.

My tech consultant says that a 32-bit machine can be upgraded to 64-bit.
He
has never misinformed me, so I take this statement to be true, but I
don't
recall anyone posting about doing such an upgrade on the list.

Based on these considerations, when the time for me to go Windows 7
arrives,
I plan to install the 32-bit version with a view to upgrading to 64-bit
when
needed.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com
[mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Crystal French
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too
often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7
32
bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Dennis Brown
 

Thanks for that clairification.
Where is the cheapest place to get Windows 7 64 bit?

Thanks,
Dennis Brown

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve" <k8sp@sbcglobal.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2011 11:50 AM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


32-bit programs in the vast majority of times will work on a 64-bit machine. The problem is on older hardware where you need to find drivers for the 64-bit machines; and on some older printers, they may not have drivers for Windows 7.

The reason why you need to match the Win-Eyes or Jaws 64-bit software with the 64-bit Windows machine is that the screen-reader is much more closely embedded to the machine than a normal program is due to the video chaining interface. That's why you need a 64-bit version of Win-Eyes or Jaws to run on a Windows 64-bit machine. But, normal programs aren't tied in that tightly with the other aspects of the computer, so 32-bit programs will work on a 64-bit system.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Brown" <DennisTBrown@Comcast.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:04 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Is it the 32 bit software that won't run on a 64 bit machine, or is it just the items that require drivers--those 32 bit software packages that interface with a device that would require a 32 bit driver?
If it doesn't interface with a driver, would a 32 bit software package work on a 64 bit machine?


Thanks,
Dennis Brown

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Spratt" <Adrian@AdrianSpratt.com>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:37 PM
Subject: RE: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi, Crystal.

I also haven't upgraded to Windows 7, but I've been gathering ideas for
when the time comes. Judging by what I've read and heard, we may not
experience a big difference at this time with 64-bit, but clearly it's the
way of the future, alongside Windows 7. Several listers voiced concern that
some older applications that haven't been updated for years won't function
on a 64-bit machine. I think of those useful little programs at Debbie
Scales' website. In my case, my prize computer component is a Dectalk Plus.
Some listers indicate that it should work on a 64-bit machine, but no one
using a 64-bit machine with the Dectalk has posted confirmation.

My tech consultant says that a 32-bit machine can be upgraded to 64-bit. He
has never misinformed me, so I take this statement to be true, but I don't
recall anyone posting about doing such an upgrade on the list.

Based on these considerations, when the time for me to go Windows 7 arrives,
I plan to install the 32-bit version with a view to upgrading to 64-bit when
needed.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Crystal French
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7 32
bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Adrian Spratt
 

Steve, excellent advice despite your disclaimer. And your distinction
between JAWS and Window Eyes on the one hand and "normal programs" on the
other is telling.

-----Original Message-----
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On Behalf Of Steve
Sent: Sunday, July 31, 2011 11:51 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

32-bit programs in the vast majority of times will work on a 64-bit machine.

The problem is on older hardware where you need to find drivers for the
64-bit machines; and on some older printers, they may not have drivers for
Windows 7.

The reason why you need to match the Win-Eyes or Jaws 64-bit software with
the 64-bit Windows machine is that the screen-reader is much more closely
embedded to the machine than a normal program is due to the video chaining
interface. That's why you need a 64-bit version of Win-Eyes or Jaws to run
on a Windows 64-bit machine. But, normal programs aren't tied in that
tightly with the other aspects of the computer, so 32-bit programs will work

on a 64-bit system.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Brown" <DennisTBrown@Comcast.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:04 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Is it the 32 bit software that won't run on a 64 bit machine, or is it
just the items that require drivers--those 32 bit software packages that
interface with a device that would require a 32 bit driver?
If it doesn't interface with a driver, would a 32 bit software package
work on a 64 bit machine?


Thanks,
Dennis Brown

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Spratt" <Adrian@AdrianSpratt.com>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:37 PM
Subject: RE: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi, Crystal.

I also haven't upgraded to Windows 7, but I've been gathering ideas for
when the time comes. Judging by what I've read and heard, we may not
experience a big difference at this time with 64-bit, but clearly it's
the
way of the future, alongside Windows 7. Several listers voiced concern
that
some older applications that haven't been updated for years won't
function
on a 64-bit machine. I think of those useful little programs at Debbie
Scales' website. In my case, my prize computer component is a Dectalk
Plus.
Some listers indicate that it should work on a 64-bit machine, but no one
using a 64-bit machine with the Dectalk has posted confirmation.

My tech consultant says that a 32-bit machine can be upgraded to 64-bit.
He
has never misinformed me, so I take this statement to be true, but I
don't
recall anyone posting about doing such an upgrade on the list.

Based on these considerations, when the time for me to go Windows 7
arrives,
I plan to install the 32-bit version with a view to upgrading to 64-bit
when
needed.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com
[mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Crystal French
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too
often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7
32
bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Steve <k8sp@...>
 

32-bit programs in the vast majority of times will work on a 64-bit machine. The problem is on older hardware where you need to find drivers for the 64-bit machines; and on some older printers, they may not have drivers for Windows 7.

The reason why you need to match the Win-Eyes or Jaws 64-bit software with the 64-bit Windows machine is that the screen-reader is much more closely embedded to the machine than a normal program is due to the video chaining interface. That's why you need a 64-bit version of Win-Eyes or Jaws to run on a Windows 64-bit machine. But, normal programs aren't tied in that tightly with the other aspects of the computer, so 32-bit programs will work on a 64-bit system.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dennis Brown" <DennisTBrown@Comcast.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 10:04 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Is it the 32 bit software that won't run on a 64 bit machine, or is it just the items that require drivers--those 32 bit software packages that interface with a device that would require a 32 bit driver?
If it doesn't interface with a driver, would a 32 bit software package work on a 64 bit machine?


Thanks,
Dennis Brown

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Spratt" <Adrian@AdrianSpratt.com>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:37 PM
Subject: RE: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi, Crystal.

I also haven't upgraded to Windows 7, but I've been gathering ideas for
when the time comes. Judging by what I've read and heard, we may not
experience a big difference at this time with 64-bit, but clearly it's the
way of the future, alongside Windows 7. Several listers voiced concern that
some older applications that haven't been updated for years won't function
on a 64-bit machine. I think of those useful little programs at Debbie
Scales' website. In my case, my prize computer component is a Dectalk Plus.
Some listers indicate that it should work on a 64-bit machine, but no one
using a 64-bit machine with the Dectalk has posted confirmation.

My tech consultant says that a 32-bit machine can be upgraded to 64-bit. He
has never misinformed me, so I take this statement to be true, but I don't
recall anyone posting about doing such an upgrade on the list.

Based on these considerations, when the time for me to go Windows 7 arrives,
I plan to install the 32-bit version with a view to upgrading to 64-bit when
needed.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Crystal French
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7 32
bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Crystal French
 

Hi Joseph,
I am not at the point where i have an actual computer in mind.

I'm just trying to get a handle on what things I will need to consider going forward.

It can be very confusing for those of us who are not so technology based.

I just want Jaws and a computer and the things I need it to do to all work happily, or as happily as possible, together.

Change may be good, but it can also be very frustrating.

Crystal


Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Dorothy <dorothy.ingram-gorban@...>
 

Well if I had believed what Hp told me on its websight,it did not support
windows 7, but the man who sold me the laiser printer uses it himself, he
also makes computers, ,,he said get the vista driver,so long as it is 64
bit it will be fine. He was right,, the printer was bought in 2005 and not
given me any trouble regards dorothy

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Richard Holloway
Sent: 31 July 2011 05:12
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Specifically, the drivers for the printer would be the issue to check on,
but I'd be surprised if there is not a fix by now.

Richard



On Jul 30, 2011, at 6:40 PM, Crystal French wrote:

Thanks, Steve, for the link to the FAQ's. I'm going to go read this.

i was afraid this would be complicated.

From what you guys are saying it looks like my equipment such as my Juliet
Pro embosser will have to be considered.

<sigh>

Crystal

----- Original Message ----- From: "Steve" <k8sp@sbcglobal.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:16 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Adrian,

There's a lot to consider, I don't think it is as simple as your tech
leads you to believe.

You can run a 32-bit version of Windows 7 on a 64-bit capable CPU. But,
if you then decide to upgrade to a 64-bit version of windows, you'll need to
backup your files and do a custom installation. Because of the added
benefits of being able to utilize more memory, unless you have a specific
reason where you need to stay with a 32-bit version, it just doesn't make
much sense. Most existing applications will work with Win 7 64-bit edition.
If an older app won't work, I'd be very amazed if it would work with any
version of Windows 7 at all. I think the only alternative for getting an
app that won't work in Win 7 at all to work would be to get Windows 7 Pro or
Ultimate and run it in Xp Mode. You may need to run a different
screen-reader like NVDA in XP mode, I seem to recall that there were some
difficulties running Jaws in XP mode in Win 7 professional. Now, you may
have some older hardware that may have Win 7 32-bit drivers but not 64-bit
drivers, in that case, you may want to stick with Win 7 32-bit edition.

Here is an FAQ from Microsoft which covers the differences between 32 and
64 bit editions
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/32-bit-and-64-bit-Windows-freque
ntly-asked-questions

To address your tech's claim about being able to upgrade a 32-bit machine
to 64-bit, this is correct if and only if you have a 64-bit capable CPU. You
can see if you do under the system performance tab in Vista or Win 7, or if
you use XP, just right-click the my computer icon and look under properties.
It will say 64-bit capable if it is.

Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI


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<Adrian@AdrianSpratt.com>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:37 PM
Subject: RE: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi, Crystal.

I also haven't upgraded to Windows 7, but I've been gathering ideas for
when the time comes. Judging by what I've read and heard, we may not
experience a big difference at this time with 64-bit, but clearly it's
the
way of the future, alongside Windows 7. Several listers voiced concern
that
some older applications that haven't been updated for years won't
function
on a 64-bit machine. I think of those useful little programs at Debbie
Scales' website. In my case, my prize computer component is a Dectalk
Plus.
Some listers indicate that it should work on a 64-bit machine, but no
one
using a 64-bit machine with the Dectalk has posted confirmation.

My tech consultant says that a 32-bit machine can be upgraded to 64-bit.
He
has never misinformed me, so I take this statement to be true, but I
don't
recall anyone posting about doing such an upgrade on the list.

Based on these considerations, when the time for me to go Windows 7
arrives,
I plan to install the 32-bit version with a view to upgrading to 64-bit
when
needed.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com
[mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Crystal French
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too
often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7
32
bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Garth Humphreys <ghum01@...>
 

Pretty much any hardware sold in the last few years will be totally fine for 64 bit. Let us not make this more difficult sounding then necessary.

It would involve a reinstall of Windows which is a big enough job in its self. The only real benefit in going 64 bit is if you are getting more than 4Gb RAM and you may well want to do this. .

Sent from my iPhone

On 31/07/2011, at 7:47 AM, Richard Holloway <rholloway@gopbc.org> wrote:

Your tech fellow would need to basically replace the entire logic board in your computer. This is how data is addressed by your processor. The ram is different. Everything internally has to handle double the data flow. I think you would need new drives too and certainly it would be advisable in any case.

32 to 64 bit is basically buying a new machine. You might be able to reuse a case or power supply, but this is generally more expensive than buying a new machine.

Ask your tech to explain what would be involved in more detail. There is some missing info involved here.

Sent from my iPad

On Jul 30, 2011, at 5:37 PM, Adrian Spratt <Adrian@AdrianSpratt.com> wrote:

Hi, Crystal.

I also haven't upgraded to Windows 7, but I've been gathering ideas for
when the time comes. Judging by what I've read and heard, we may not
experience a big difference at this time with 64-bit, but clearly it's the
way of the future, alongside Windows 7. Several listers voiced concern that
some older applications that haven't been updated for years won't function
on a 64-bit machine. I think of those useful little programs at Debbie
Scales' website. In my case, my prize computer component is a Dectalk Plus.
Some listers indicate that it should work on a 64-bit machine, but no one
using a 64-bit machine with the Dectalk has posted confirmation.

My tech consultant says that a 32-bit machine can be upgraded to 64-bit. He
has never misinformed me, so I take this statement to be true, but I don't
recall anyone posting about doing such an upgrade on the list.

Based on these considerations, when the time for me to go Windows 7 arrives,
I plan to install the 32-bit version with a view to upgrading to 64-bit when
needed.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Crystal French
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7 32
bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Richard Holloway
 

Well, JAWS 9 comes to mind (which absolutely destroyed the OS on our Vista PC when we bought a 64-bit machine), at least under Vista, as well as most (if not all) virus protection software.

It can be really hit, or miss... (buyer beware).

-RH

On Jul 30, 2011, at 6:00 PM, Steve wrote:

Richard,

I don't know of any 32-bit programs that won't run on a 64-bit system, although I suppose there may be some. But, that is what the Programs\x86 folder is for, that's where the 32-bit programs that run in Win 7 or Vista 64-bit editions live.

Jaws is available in either 32 or 64-bit editions. If you have the Jaws installation DVD, it will recognize which version you need for your system; if not, just go to the FS site and download the correct version.
Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI
----- Original Message ----- From: "Richard Holloway" <rholloway@gopbc.org>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:32 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


32 vs. 64 bit has to do with the way the computer physically addresses the data; literally 32 or 64 pieces of information at a time (specifically that many ones or zeros at a time-- that's what a "bit" is, a one or a zero in binary computing. Multiple bits comprise a byte. Enough bytes make a "k", then megs, gigs, etc.)

You must run the correct bit OS on the appropriate processor. Applications vary. You can run some 32 bit applications on some 64 bit machines which I assume requires some sort of emulation mode by the OS which may be transparent to the user. 64 bit applications won't work for 32 bit.

JAWS 9 was 32 bit only. At the time that was out, Freedom told me they had no intention of supporting 64 bit machines in the future. Once most new machines started going 32 bit, they changed their tune a bit. (Pun intended.)

I assume current JAWS has a dual installer that works on both? I know both are currently supported one way or another.

Sent from my iPad
On Jul 30, 2011, at 5:00 PM, "Crystal French" <raincrow@clearwire.net> wrote:32

Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Richard Holloway
 

Specifically, the drivers for the printer would be the issue to check on, but I'd be surprised if there is not a fix by now.

Richard

On Jul 30, 2011, at 6:40 PM, Crystal French wrote:

Thanks, Steve, for the link to the FAQ's. I'm going to go read this.

i was afraid this would be complicated.

From what you guys are saying it looks like my equipment such as my Juliet Pro embosser will have to be considered.

<sigh>

Crystal

----- Original Message ----- From: "Steve" <k8sp@sbcglobal.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:16 PM
Subject: Re: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Adrian,

There's a lot to consider, I don't think it is as simple as your tech leads you to believe.

You can run a 32-bit version of Windows 7 on a 64-bit capable CPU. But, if you then decide to upgrade to a 64-bit version of windows, you'll need to backup your files and do a custom installation. Because of the added benefits of being able to utilize more memory, unless you have a specific reason where you need to stay with a 32-bit version, it just doesn't make much sense. Most existing applications will work with Win 7 64-bit edition. If an older app won't work, I'd be very amazed if it would work with any version of Windows 7 at all. I think the only alternative for getting an app that won't work in Win 7 at all to work would be to get Windows 7 Pro or Ultimate and run it in Xp Mode. You may need to run a different screen-reader like NVDA in XP mode, I seem to recall that there were some difficulties running Jaws in XP mode in Win 7 professional. Now, you may have some older hardware that may have Win 7 32-bit drivers but not 64-bit drivers, in that case, you may want to stick with Win 7 32-bit edition.

Here is an FAQ from Microsoft which covers the differences between 32 and 64 bit editions
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/32-bit-and-64-bit-Windows-frequently-asked-questions

To address your tech's claim about being able to upgrade a 32-bit machine to 64-bit, this is correct if and only if you have a 64-bit capable CPU. You can see if you do under the system performance tab in Vista or Win 7, or if you use XP, just right-click the my computer icon and look under properties. It will say 64-bit capable if it is.

Take my advice, I don't use it anyway.

Steve
Lansing, MI


----- Original Message ----- From: "Adrian Spratt" <Adrian@AdrianSpratt.com>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:37 PM
Subject: RE: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit


Hi, Crystal.

I also haven't upgraded to Windows 7, but I've been gathering ideas for
when the time comes. Judging by what I've read and heard, we may not
experience a big difference at this time with 64-bit, but clearly it's the
way of the future, alongside Windows 7. Several listers voiced concern that
some older applications that haven't been updated for years won't function
on a 64-bit machine. I think of those useful little programs at Debbie
Scales' website. In my case, my prize computer component is a Dectalk Plus.
Some listers indicate that it should work on a 64-bit machine, but no one
using a 64-bit machine with the Dectalk has posted confirmation.

My tech consultant says that a 32-bit machine can be upgraded to 64-bit. He
has never misinformed me, so I take this statement to be true, but I don't
recall anyone posting about doing such an upgrade on the list.

Based on these considerations, when the time for me to go Windows 7 arrives,
I plan to install the 32-bit version with a view to upgrading to 64-bit when
needed.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Crystal French
Sent: Saturday, July 30, 2011 5:00 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Windows 7 32 bit or 64 bit

Hi,
I have Jaws 12, but have reverted to Jaws 11 as 12 was crashing too often.

I'm afraid I need to think seriously about a new computer.

I'm still with XP Home.

Can someone tell me what would be the major difference between Windows 7 32
bit or 64 bit?

Thanks.
Crystal



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