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Re: Firefox extended support release

paul lemm
 

Hi bill,

 

Much appreciated for sending the link.

 

Paul

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: 16 September 2018 23:53
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

You want Firefox 52, ESR.

 

Download Firefox 52 ESR, 32-bit US English

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of paul lemm
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2018 2:46 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hi Bill,

 

I had the same issue the other day ,I’m only running  jaws 18, so looks like that’s what the issue must be. In all fairness  I actually use chrome as my main browser, but use Firefox as a backup. I should be able to find and download an older version of Firefox and work out how to prevent it updating, but just wanted to check which version of Firefox I would be looking to download that would still work with jaws 18. Can you confirm which version I’m looking for? As for the security  side of everything, I completely understand risks of not using the most up to date browser and I’m fine with that side of things, especially  since I really only use Firefox as a backup option as I mentioned previously.

 

Paul

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: 15 September 2018 23:58
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Well, I did this for a number of years. I use Eset NOD32 as my antivirus, and I turned off all the threat measures in Firefox. I don’t need multilayers of protection, as long as my antivirus and firewall are working and up-to-date.

 

If I were going to help someone do this, I would give them caveats, but many people don’t want to pay for another version of JAWS, and may want to stay with their same browser.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:49 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hey Bill.

 

You seem to know what you’re talking about in this group and so I don’t want to come off as overly critical….

But are you sure helping people to do this is really a worthy cause? At least, without some important caveats?

Mozilla themselves do not recommend doing this. Version 52 won’t even be receiving security updates anymore. I suppose it’s all right, so long as people understand that it should be only a temporary measure til they get around to switching to a different course.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hi, Marilyn. The problem is that whichever version of Firefox you had previously, it updated automatically, and, because you don’t have JAWS 2018, Firefox 62.0 will not work with your version of JAWS.

 

The only thing to do is to download an earlier version of Firefox and, after installing it, make sure you disable automatic updating of Firefox. This takes a few steps to make sure it doesn’t update.

 

If you are interested, Write back. I’ll have you call me, and I’ll also walk you through the process of disabling any future updates.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

I checked on my desktop and Firefox is there but I cannot tell what version it is.

 

The whole message says “Display of tab content has been disabled. Update your screenreader software or switch to Firefox extended support release.”

 

My laptop is set to automatically do updates, so I don’t know what the problem is.

 

Thanks.

 

Marilyn

  

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:22 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Is that the whole extent of the message you are getting? It doesn’t sound like it’s telling you to do anything. Do you use firefox already? What version?

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:19 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Firefox extended support release

 

Hello all,

 

Yesterday I had no problems with opening a link in the body of certain emails, but now I’m getting a prompt that says the link cannot open and I should do the following: “Firefox extended support release.”

 

What does this mean? How would I go about doing this?

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thank you so much.

 

Marilyn   

 


Re: open book

David & his pack of dogs
 

The other question is if, there is another updated version of Open Book, would ones who purchased the 9 be able to get the newer version?  Or would they have to shell out the extra money. At least ones who purchased Window Eyes were able to migrate for free to JAWS.   

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Isaac
Sent: September 16, 2018 10:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: openbook

 

Hi, has anyone heard roomers or facts about a new openbook release, it would be nice to use vocalizer voices and other things as well?


openbook

Isaac <bigikemusic@...>
 

Hi, has anyone heard roomers or facts about a new openbook release, it would be nice to use vocalizer voices and other things as well?


Re: FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

Tom <tomcat509@...>
 

I just downloaded the podcast wirelessly to my 2nd gen Stream.
Tom

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard
Weitzel
Sent: Monday, 17 September 2018 1:59 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

If you use a Podcast client like Overcast or Downcast on the iPhone you can
subscribe to FS Cast there.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marianne Denning
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2018 6:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

It was there for me when I started jars. I just played it from the jaws app.
On Sep 16, 2018, at 8:54 PM, Jed Barton <jedbarton@gmail.com> wrote:

ok, so where do i get this latest fscast?

Thanks,
Jed

On 9/16/18, David Moore <jesusloves1966@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi all!
I just listened to FS Cast 158, and Eric Damary
And Jonathan Mosen talked about the new features coming out in Version
2019.
Many of the features, will be making JAWS much more stable, and much more
snappy, and having a much more consistent product, instead of adding a
lot
of features for Windows 10.
That is what I got from it, anyway!
David Moore


Sent from Mail for Windows 10






Re: FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

 

If you use a Podcast client like Overcast or Downcast on the iPhone you can subscribe to FS Cast there.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marianne Denning
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2018 6:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

It was there for me when I started jars. I just played it from the jaws app.
On Sep 16, 2018, at 8:54 PM, Jed Barton <jedbarton@gmail.com> wrote:

ok, so where do i get this latest fscast?

Thanks,
Jed

On 9/16/18, David Moore <jesusloves1966@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi all!
I just listened to FS Cast 158, and Eric Damary
And Jonathan Mosen talked about the new features coming out in Version
2019.
Many of the features, will be making JAWS much more stable, and much more
snappy, and having a much more consistent product, instead of adding a lot
of features for Windows 10.
That is what I got from it, anyway!
David Moore


Sent from Mail for Windows 10






Re: FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

Marianne Denning
 

It was there for me when I started jars. I just played it from the jaws app.

On Sep 16, 2018, at 8:54 PM, Jed Barton <jedbarton@gmail.com> wrote:

ok, so where do i get this latest fscast?

Thanks,
Jed

On 9/16/18, David Moore <jesusloves1966@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi all!
I just listened to FS Cast 158, and Eric Damary
And Jonathan Mosen talked about the new features coming out in Version
2019.
Many of the features, will be making JAWS much more stable, and much more
snappy, and having a much more consistent product, instead of adding a lot
of features for Windows 10.
That is what I got from it, anyway!
David Moore


Sent from Mail for Windows 10






Re: FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

David Moore
 

The best place to get it is at:

Blog.freedomscientific.com

All of the FS casts are there, along with Mosen’s blog posts and a lot of other info about JAWS!

David Moore

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Jed Barton
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2018 8:54 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

 

ok, so where do i get this latest fscast?

 

Thanks,

Jed

 

On 9/16/18, David Moore <jesusloves1966@...> wrote:

> Hi all!

> I just listened to FS Cast 158, and Eric Damary

> And Jonathan Mosen talked about the new features coming out in Version

> 2019.

> Many of the features, will be making JAWS much more stable, and much more

> snappy, and having a much more consistent product, instead of adding a lot

> of features for Windows 10.

> That is what I got from it, anyway!

> David Moore

> Sent from Mail for Windows 10

>

 

 

 


Re: FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

Jed Barton <jedbarton@...>
 

ok, so where do i get this latest fscast?

Thanks,
Jed

On 9/16/18, David Moore <jesusloves1966@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi all!
I just listened to FS Cast 158, and Eric Damary
And Jonathan Mosen talked about the new features coming out in Version
2019.
Many of the features, will be making JAWS much more stable, and much more
snappy, and having a much more consistent product, instead of adding a lot
of features for Windows 10.
That is what I got from it, anyway!
David Moore


Sent from Mail for Windows 10





FS Cast 158 just came out about the changes in JAWS 2019!

David Moore
 

Hi all!

I just listened to FS Cast 158, and Eric Damary

And Jonathan Mosen talked about the new features coming out in Version 2019.

Many of the features, will be making JAWS much more stable, and much more snappy, and having a much more consistent product, instead of adding a lot of features for Windows 10.

That is what I got from it, anyway!

David Moore

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


Re: send mail, a question

 

In addition to trying another browser, which will tell you more about whether this is a browser issue or a web page coding issue, I would also suggest clearing your browser cache in Firefox (or even all your browsers).

Cache corruption can cause all kinds of weird problems and clearing it often makes them disappear.

If you are a CCleaner user it includes the option to clear cache for each browser installed on your computer, or you can do a web search on the browser name and the phrase "clear cache" you'll find scads of step-by-step instruction sets for any browser you can name, though including the browser version along with the name these days  is a good idea, too, since the exact steps have changed over time and version.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build 17134  

    A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.

          ~ Saul Bellow, To Jerusalem and Back


Re: send mail, a question

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi, Jed. Which browser are you using?

Try another browser, and see if you can get the sendmail link to come up, and not just the label.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jed Barton
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2018 5:03 PM
To: main
Subject: send mail, a question

Hey guys,

OK, so i am seeing something very odd here in firefox. I am on a web
page, and trying to send an email. There is a link that says link
send email.
I'm hitting the applications key which normally has an option of copy
email address but it's not coming up. I use web mail, so i can't get
to the actual email address that i need to send to. Any ideas?

Thanks,
Jed


send mail, a question

Jed Barton <jedbarton@...>
 

Hey guys,

OK, so i am seeing something very odd here in firefox. I am on a web
page, and trying to send an email. There is a link that says link
send email.
I'm hitting the applications key which normally has an option of copy
email address but it's not coming up. I use web mail, so i can't get
to the actual email address that i need to send to. Any ideas?

Thanks,
Jed


Re: Firefox extended support release

Marty Hutchings
 

Paul,  How does Crome work with JAWS 18?  I am using Firefox version 52 and JAWS 18 and it works, but I have run into problems with some web pages and want a different browser and you say that you use Crome as your main browser with Firefox as a back up.
 
Love in Christ
Marty
 

From: paul lemm
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2018 4:46 PM
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release
 

Hi Bill,

 

I had the same issue the other day ,I’m only running  jaws 18, so looks like that’s what the issue must be. In all fairness  I actually use chrome as my main browser, but use Firefox as a backup. I should be able to find and download an older version of Firefox and work out how to prevent it updating, but just wanted to check which version of Firefox I would be looking to download that would still work with jaws 18. Can you confirm which version I’m looking for? As for the security  side of everything, I completely understand risks of not using the most up to date browser and I’m fine with that side of things, especially  since I really only use Firefox as a backup option as I mentioned previously.

 

Paul

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: 15 September 2018 23:58
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Well, I did this for a number of years. I use Eset NOD32 as my antivirus, and I turned off all the threat measures in Firefox. I don’t need multilayers of protection, as long as my antivirus and firewall are working and up-to-date.

 

If I were going to help someone do this, I would give them caveats, but many people don’t want to pay for another version of JAWS, and may want to stay with their same browser.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:49 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hey Bill.

 

You seem to know what you’re talking about in this group and so I don’t want to come off as overly critical….

But are you sure helping people to do this is really a worthy cause? At least, without some important caveats?

Mozilla themselves do not recommend doing this. Version 52 won’t even be receiving security updates anymore. I suppose it’s all right, so long as people understand that it should be only a temporary measure til they get around to switching to a different course.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hi, Marilyn. The problem is that whichever version of Firefox you had previously, it updated automatically, and, because you don’t have JAWS 2018, Firefox 62.0 will not work with your version of JAWS.

 

The only thing to do is to download an earlier version of Firefox and, after installing it, make sure you disable automatic updating of Firefox. This takes a few steps to make sure it doesn’t update.

 

If you are interested, Write back. I’ll have you call me, and I’ll also walk you through the process of disabling any future updates.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

I checked on my desktop and Firefox is there but I cannot tell what version it is.

 

The whole message says “Display of tab content has been disabled. Update your screenreader software or switch to Firefox extended support release.”

 

My laptop is set to automatically do updates, so I don’t know what the problem is.

 

Thanks.

 

Marilyn

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:22 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Is that the whole extent of the message you are getting? It doesn’t sound like it’s telling you to do anything. Do you use firefox already? What version?

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:19 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Firefox extended support release

 

Hello all,

 

Yesterday I had no problems with opening a link in the body of certain emails, but now I’m getting a prompt that says the link cannot open and I should do the following: “Firefox extended support release.”

 

What does this mean? How would I go about doing this?

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thank you so much.

 

Marilyn  

 


Re: Firefox extended support release

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

You want Firefox 52, ESR.

 

Download Firefox 52 ESR, 32-bit US English

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of paul lemm
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2018 2:46 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hi Bill,

 

I had the same issue the other day ,I’m only running  jaws 18, so looks like that’s what the issue must be. In all fairness  I actually use chrome as my main browser, but use Firefox as a backup. I should be able to find and download an older version of Firefox and work out how to prevent it updating, but just wanted to check which version of Firefox I would be looking to download that would still work with jaws 18. Can you confirm which version I’m looking for? As for the security  side of everything, I completely understand risks of not using the most up to date browser and I’m fine with that side of things, especially  since I really only use Firefox as a backup option as I mentioned previously.

 

Paul

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: 15 September 2018 23:58
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Well, I did this for a number of years. I use Eset NOD32 as my antivirus, and I turned off all the threat measures in Firefox. I don’t need multilayers of protection, as long as my antivirus and firewall are working and up-to-date.

 

If I were going to help someone do this, I would give them caveats, but many people don’t want to pay for another version of JAWS, and may want to stay with their same browser.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:49 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hey Bill.

 

You seem to know what you’re talking about in this group and so I don’t want to come off as overly critical….

But are you sure helping people to do this is really a worthy cause? At least, without some important caveats?

Mozilla themselves do not recommend doing this. Version 52 won’t even be receiving security updates anymore. I suppose it’s all right, so long as people understand that it should be only a temporary measure til they get around to switching to a different course.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hi, Marilyn. The problem is that whichever version of Firefox you had previously, it updated automatically, and, because you don’t have JAWS 2018, Firefox 62.0 will not work with your version of JAWS.

 

The only thing to do is to download an earlier version of Firefox and, after installing it, make sure you disable automatic updating of Firefox. This takes a few steps to make sure it doesn’t update.

 

If you are interested, Write back. I’ll have you call me, and I’ll also walk you through the process of disabling any future updates.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

I checked on my desktop and Firefox is there but I cannot tell what version it is.

 

The whole message says “Display of tab content has been disabled. Update your screenreader software or switch to Firefox extended support release.”

 

My laptop is set to automatically do updates, so I don’t know what the problem is.

 

Thanks.

 

Marilyn

  

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:22 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Is that the whole extent of the message you are getting? It doesn’t sound like it’s telling you to do anything. Do you use firefox already? What version?

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:19 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Firefox extended support release

 

Hello all,

 

Yesterday I had no problems with opening a link in the body of certain emails, but now I’m getting a prompt that says the link cannot open and I should do the following: “Firefox extended support release.”

 

What does this mean? How would I go about doing this?

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thank you so much.

 

Marilyn   

 


mbsa and jaws

pmbeardy@...
 

hi, sorry correction. mbsa and jaws do they work together? baseline secuirity analyzer.

pb


mbsa and jaws

pmbeardy@...
 

hi, has anybody used this program and if it works with jaws?
pb


Re: Firefox extended support release

paul lemm
 

Hi Bill,

 

I had the same issue the other day ,I’m only running  jaws 18, so looks like that’s what the issue must be. In all fairness  I actually use chrome as my main browser, but use Firefox as a backup. I should be able to find and download an older version of Firefox and work out how to prevent it updating, but just wanted to check which version of Firefox I would be looking to download that would still work with jaws 18. Can you confirm which version I’m looking for? As for the security  side of everything, I completely understand risks of not using the most up to date browser and I’m fine with that side of things, especially  since I really only use Firefox as a backup option as I mentioned previously.

 

Paul

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: 15 September 2018 23:58
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Well, I did this for a number of years. I use Eset NOD32 as my antivirus, and I turned off all the threat measures in Firefox. I don’t need multilayers of protection, as long as my antivirus and firewall are working and up-to-date.

 

If I were going to help someone do this, I would give them caveats, but many people don’t want to pay for another version of JAWS, and may want to stay with their same browser.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:49 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hey Bill.

 

You seem to know what you’re talking about in this group and so I don’t want to come off as overly critical….

But are you sure helping people to do this is really a worthy cause? At least, without some important caveats?

Mozilla themselves do not recommend doing this. Version 52 won’t even be receiving security updates anymore. I suppose it’s all right, so long as people understand that it should be only a temporary measure til they get around to switching to a different course.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hi, Marilyn. The problem is that whichever version of Firefox you had previously, it updated automatically, and, because you don’t have JAWS 2018, Firefox 62.0 will not work with your version of JAWS.

 

The only thing to do is to download an earlier version of Firefox and, after installing it, make sure you disable automatic updating of Firefox. This takes a few steps to make sure it doesn’t update.

 

If you are interested, Write back. I’ll have you call me, and I’ll also walk you through the process of disabling any future updates.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

I checked on my desktop and Firefox is there but I cannot tell what version it is.

 

The whole message says “Display of tab content has been disabled. Update your screenreader software or switch to Firefox extended support release.”

 

My laptop is set to automatically do updates, so I don’t know what the problem is.

 

Thanks.

 

Marilyn

  

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:22 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Is that the whole extent of the message you are getting? It doesn’t sound like it’s telling you to do anything. Do you use firefox already? What version?

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:19 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Firefox extended support release

 

Hello all,

 

Yesterday I had no problems with opening a link in the body of certain emails, but now I’m getting a prompt that says the link cannot open and I should do the following: “Firefox extended support release.”

 

What does this mean? How would I go about doing this?

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thank you so much.

 

Marilyn   

 


Surface Go

denise avant <denise.avant@...>
 

Hello all,

I am considering purchasing the new Surface Go for traveling. I would want to use it with the full Windows version, and run JAWS with the MS Suite of products. Has anyone used this tablet/computer with JAWS in the full Windows mode. Are there any other types of Windows devices that are the equivalent of the Surface Go that JAWS would comfortably run on.

I am also looking at a Surface Book in the alternative. It has been suggested that the Lenovo Yoga book might be a good option or one by HP.

I just want to know what peoples’ experience has been. Thank you.

main@jfw.groups.io


Re: Firefox extended support release

Marty Hutchings
 

Bill,  You and others on this group site helped me solv this same problem just last week.  I do thank you for that.  I had to unplug my computer from my router after I reinstalled Firefox 52, so it couldn’t automatically update itself to version 60.  I then uninstalled the Mozilla maintainance, turned off automatic updates and went into the mozilla folder on C/Program Files and deleted the 2 Update files.  After plugging my computer back into my router, everything works fine now except that every time I open Firefox now I get a pop up message that Firefox has found an update and I should install it.  I just close it and go on.
 
Love in Christ
Marty
 

From: Bill White
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release
 

Hi, Marilyn. The problem is that whichever version of Firefox you had previously, it updated automatically, and, because you don’t have JAWS 2018, Firefox 62.0 will not work with your version of JAWS.

 

The only thing to do is to download an earlier version of Firefox and, after installing it, make sure you disable automatic updating of Firefox. This takes a few steps to make sure it doesn’t update.

 

If you are interested, Write back. I’ll have you call me, and I’ll also walk you through the process of disabling any future updates.

 

Bill White

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

I checked on my desktop and Firefox is there but I cannot tell what version it is.

 

The whole message says “Display of tab content has been disabled. Update your screenreader software or switch to Firefox extended support release.”

 

My laptop is set to automatically do updates, so I don’t know what the problem is.

 

Thanks.

 

Marilyn

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:22 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Is that the whole extent of the message you are getting? It doesn’t sound like it’s telling you to do anything. Do you use firefox already? What version?

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:19 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Firefox extended support release

 

Hello all,

 

Yesterday I had no problems with opening a link in the body of certain emails, but now I’m getting a prompt that says the link cannot open and I should do the following: “Firefox extended support release.”

 

What does this mean? How would I go about doing this?

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thank you so much.

 

Marilyn  

 


Re: Firefox extended support release

JM Casey <crystallogic@...>
 

Fair enough. But when you have browsers becoming unsupported and going further “out-of-date”, often various elements of the web simply no longer work right. We’re seeing this already with Internet Explorer, even though technically it *is* still supported by Microsoft. There are also security holes in the browsers themselves that, once discovered, literally need to be patched even though they never bothered anybody until said discovery. I know Mozilla was just alerted to one they deemed “critical” just the other week. I know everyone can be a bit alarmist about computer security at times, and I know updates can be a pain, but I think the web browser is one piece of software I would like to keep current, and would especially advise those who might not be quite as savvy as others that they should probably do this.

 

I totally understand not wanting to pay for JAWS updates. It is unfortunate that FS didn’t backport Firefox Quantum support to at least JAWS 18, since they did so with Edge support. But there are alternatives. NVDA for instance works great with Firefox today. I did pay for a JAWS upgrade and I’m still not happy with JAWS Firefox support, as there’s a bug that causes it to keep crashing on at least some of our machines.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:58 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Well, I did this for a number of years. I use Eset NOD32 as my antivirus, and I turned off all the threat measures in Firefox. I don’t need multilayers of protection, as long as my antivirus and firewall are working and up-to-date.

 

If I were going to help someone do this, I would give them caveats, but many people don’t want to pay for another version of JAWS, and may want to stay with their same browser.

 

Bill White

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:49 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hey Bill.

 

You seem to know what you’re talking about in this group and so I don’t want to come off as overly critical….

But are you sure helping people to do this is really a worthy cause? At least, without some important caveats?

Mozilla themselves do not recommend doing this. Version 52 won’t even be receiving security updates anymore. I suppose it’s all right, so long as people understand that it should be only a temporary measure til they get around to switching to a different course.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Hi, Marilyn. The problem is that whichever version of Firefox you had previously, it updated automatically, and, because you don’t have JAWS 2018, Firefox 62.0 will not work with your version of JAWS.

 

The only thing to do is to download an earlier version of Firefox and, after installing it, make sure you disable automatic updating of Firefox. This takes a few steps to make sure it doesn’t update.

 

If you are interested, Write back. I’ll have you call me, and I’ll also walk you through the process of disabling any future updates.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

I checked on my desktop and Firefox is there but I cannot tell what version it is.

 

The whole message says “Display of tab content has been disabled. Update your screenreader software or switch to Firefox extended support release.”

 

My laptop is set to automatically do updates, so I don’t know what the problem is.

 

Thanks.

 

Marilyn

  

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Saturday, September 15, 2018 5:22 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox extended support release

 

Is that the whole extent of the message you are getting? It doesn’t sound like it’s telling you to do anything. Do you use firefox already? What version?

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marilyn Bland
Sent: September 15, 2018 6:19 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Firefox extended support release

 

Hello all,

 

Yesterday I had no problems with opening a link in the body of certain emails, but now I’m getting a prompt that says the link cannot open and I should do the following: “Firefox extended support release.”

 

What does this mean? How would I go about doing this?

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Thank you so much.

 

Marilyn