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moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi, Tom.

1. Open Settings, Windows key plus I.

2. TAB to the categories list, and select Update and Security, press ENTER.

3. TAB to the list of categories, and select Windows Update, press ENTER.

4. TAB past the Check for Updates button, and see if there is a Download and Install link.

5. If there is a Download and Install link, read your screen with JAWS key plus B, and listen to see if the update is described as a Feature Update.

6. If it is a Feature Update, it will probably be version 20H1 or 20H2.

7. Even if it turns out to be 20H1, after you install it, you will probably soon get the update for 20H2.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:28 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Bill:

 

How exactly do I find this out?

 

Yesterday, I got some sort of an update to Windows version 1909, so I am assuming auto-updates is already turned on.

 

I guess I’m just thinking that Windows 10 version 2004 will come to my computer in time.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:04 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Hi, Tom. If you have an update in your windows updates that says download and install, that is the 20H2 update, waiting for you to download and install it.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 5:26 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Mike:

 

It’s interesting.

 

This Windows 10 computer is still back on Windows version 1909.

 

I have thought about forcing the update, but have decided to just let it happen when it will.

 

If this is unwise, I hope someone will let me know.

 

I’m working based on the old addage:  “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!”.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Richard,

 

Don't force the issue.  Windows will send you the update in due time.  I don't know what criteria they use as to who and what computers get the updates but, if you haven't received the, 20H2, update yet Microsoft is finding a reason to not send you the update and updating prematurely could cause adverse reactions to your operating system or in other words,be a total pain in the ass!


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:28 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Thanks Mike,

I guess it ain’t my turn yet as checking for updates doesn’t give me anything different.

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Richard,

You're running an older version.  The latest is, 20H2, not 2004, and it's OS version 19042.685.  This newer 20H2 version is using 19042 where the older 2004 versions are at 19041.


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:21 AM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

I have 2004 OS build 1941.685, it was 1941.630.

Are you sure about the 1942 part of that number?

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:53 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

To check to see if you have the latest update. type winver in search and if you see Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.685)you have the latest version installed. 

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:15 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Brian, Here’s what I found:

December 8, 2020—KB4592438 (OS Builds 19041.685 and 19042.685)

Applies to: Windows 10, version 2004, all editionsWindows Server version 2004Windows 10, version 20H2, all editions More

It didn’t say the update was or was not successful. I assume it was.

Am I the only one who got this one?

Shirley Tracy

From: Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:53 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

And if things don't settle down, it will be important to know what update(s) were applied.  Presuming this is Windows 10, you can determine that in Settings, Update & Security, Windows Update Pane, using the View Update History button.  The most likely pertinent candidates are either under Feature Updates (less likely, but possible) or Quality Updates.  The "Successfully installed on" line will give you the respective dates.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi, Brian. My ottional updates has a link that is separate from other updates, so this wouldn't be a question.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:34 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 09:04 PM, Bill White wrote:

If you have an update in your windows updates that says download and install, that is the 20H2 update, waiting for you to download and install it.

-
Bill, you'd be absolutely correct 99 and 44 one-hundreths percent of the time.  But you can get Download and install links for preview cumulative updates and certain optional ones.  Right now on my 1909 machine there is an optional cumulative update sitting there in Download and install state, and I intend to skip it.

Always check to see what the update is before clicking a Download and install link, even though the vast majority of the time it will be a feature update.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Jaws SMA

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Yes, it is, plus, if, for some reason, you are unable to pay for the SMA at the end of the two years, your JAWS won't go back into 40-minute mode, the way it would if you were unable to pay the $90 subscription.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David Diamond
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:28 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws SMA

 

Now, is that the home edition?  I scaled down to home and it cost me $165 Canadian.  Because I am registered with the Canadian National institute for the blind (CNIB) it made me tax exempt. Thus no taxes on the SMA. Now with all this subscription talk, it seems at $90 per year, it is cheaper to pay for 2 years of SMA at $165 rather then $180.    

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: December 10, 2020 7:04 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws SMA

 

Last year I had Fusion, ZT and JAWS, I became totally blind so no longer needed Fusion and ZT so FS reduced my SMA to just JAWS for $150., well actually $120 because I purchased it during convention.

----- Original Message -----

From: Tom Nelson

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:59 PM

Subject: Re: Jaws SMA

 

Just wanted to update with my experience:

I called Freedom Scientific because the SMA page kept on resulting in an error for me when I entered my serial number. I got connected to a representative fairly quickly and she explained that since I had Fusion that it would cost me $270 for two more years of updates (for ZoomText, Fusion and JAWS). I just wanted to report this for anyone else who may be interested in how much it would cost others in my situation.

Get those SMAs before January 1st!


moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

Mike B.
 

It sounds like the operating system partition may not have have enough free space left to handle the update.

Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----
From: tom x
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 8:16 PM
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Hi


Using latest Jaws 21 and W10 Home 64 bit 20H2


Although MS had been sending 20H2 update messages to my 2 year old 1909
system for some months, each time an attemptwas made, the update failed.
This was regardless of the many methods employed after reading numerous
articles on the matter.


A tech also had problems updating my system until a partition was
removed from the Samsung 256 GB solid state drive. i.e. The drive was
changed from C and D to just C drive.


The fresh install then went ahead without a problem although I had
previously successfully updated the system numerous timeswhen major Win
10 updates were released.


Maybe 20H2 does not tolerate a partitioned solid state drive or then
again, it could be just my system.



Cheers


Tom







moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

tom x
 

Hi


Using latest Jaws 21 and W10 Home 64 bit 20H2


Although MS had been sending 20H2 update messages to my 2 year old 1909 system for some months, each time an attemptwas made, the update failed. This was regardless of the many methods employed after reading numerous articles on the matter.


A tech also had problems updating my system until a partition was removed from the Samsung 256 GB solid state drive. i.e. The drive was changed from C and D to just C drive.


The fresh install then went ahead without a problem although I had previously successfully updated the system numerous timeswhen major Win 10 updates were released.


Maybe 20H2 does not tolerate a partitioned solid state drive or then again, it could be just my system.



Cheers


Tom


moderated Re: 2nd sound card for Jaws, retaining settings

ratshtron
 

o.k. here you go:

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Sabrent-Aluminum-USB-External-Stereo-Sound-Adapter-for-Windows-and-Mac-Plug-and-Play-No-Drivers-Needed-Black-AU-EMCB/45074509?wmlspartner=wlpa&selectedSellerId=101016919&&adid=22222222227032543872&wl0=&wl1=g&wl2=c&wl3=64524594296&wl4=aud-430887228898:pla-111299769176&wl5=9026987&wl6=&wl7=&wl8=&wl9=pla&wl10=163061592&wl11=online&wl12=45074509&veh=sem&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIm7q_g4bF7QIVivOzCh0yUQr-EAQYASABEgINdPD_BwE


you may have to select the entire link and then press windows key plus r and paste it in to the run command to get to it. hope this helps. the device is really inexpensive at 7.95 dollars. good luck and merry CHRISTmas!

Legend has it that on Thursday 12/10/2020 11:59 AM, Hank William Merchant said:
----------------------------------------


Good afternoon Ratshtron,

Can you please tell me what is the exact brand name of this USB sound adapter that you have had success with in setting up jaws to go through, so I can do an exact search on amazon to get one of these USB sound adapters to put my jaws through? This USB sound adapter must have its own volume knob? and if you don't mind me asking, what was the price of this USB sound adapter? Any help you can maybe give me on this would be muchly appreciated! Thanks muchly in advance for any possible help with this.







Kindest regards,
Hank


-----Original Message----- From: ratshtron
Sent: Wednesday, December 9, 2020 5:13 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: 2nd sound card for Jaws, retaining settings

I use a usb sound adaptor and have a wireless
headset base plugged in to it and I have been
using this setup for over two years. once you
have your setup installed, press insert plus j
then down arrow to utilities and then to sound
cards and press enter.select the device you wish
to use with JAWS and press enter. the selection should stay once selected.


Legend has it that on Wednesday 12/9/2020 12:37 PM, George Gray said:
----------------------------------------
How, exactly, did you accomplish this? I tried it a while back and
was totally unsuccessful, but would like to try again.

Thanks.

On 12/9/20, Norma A. Boge <naboge@mchsi.com> wrote:
Hi group,

My selections for using Jaws with a second sound card seem to be staying
where I set them. Thanks to all for the suggestions.

Best,
Norma


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Pat Byrne
Sent: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 2:47 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: 2nd sound card for Jaws, retaining settings

Norma,
I am using a similar setup to yours. Mine
was a bit unstable at first > but,
cross my fingers, it has been stable for a couple of years.
On the other hand, we tried a separarte USB
card in my wife's desktop and it
never functioned successfully.
There are too many variables to get a handle on.
Good luck.
Pat ByrneAt 09:07 PM 12/7/2020, you wrote:

Hi group,



I hope everyone is doing well. I have my Jaws
2020 going through a USB sound card. I have all other sounds going
through my default sound card to external speakers. I am running into
times when Jaws gets set back to the default sound card and the system
sounds come through my headphones. Or all sounds come through the
default card (external speakers) Â or through the headphhones. Or Jaws
goes through the default card and the system sounds through my
headphones.

How can I get Jaws and Windows 10 to retain my settings? I need to keep
this setup for hosting Zoom meetings.

I have downloaded System Volume View but
havenâ€ââ„¢t ¢t installed it yet.
Would working with this program to set profiles for different
configurations be easier than working with the Win 10 settings?



Thanks for reading,

Norma












--
HAVE A MAGNIFICENT DAY

GEORGE BURRELL GRAY

Los Cerros
Sosua
REPUBLICA DOMINICANA

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moderated Re: Jaws SMA

Laura Shumate <larelishumate@...>
 

Hi List,
Right before getting my SMA it was around the end of August and I
updated to 2021 right when they were telling us the Free License was
going to expire. I payed 100 dollars for the year.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667



On 12/10/20, Loy <loyrg2845@gmail.com> wrote:
Yes it was for home in US.
----- Original Message -----
From: David Diamond
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:27 PM
Subject: Re: Jaws SMA


Now, is that the home edition? I scaled down to home and it cost me $165
Canadian. Because I am registered with the Canadian National institute for

the blind (CNIB) it made me tax exempt. Thus no taxes on the SMA. Now with
all this subscription talk, it seems at $90 per year, it is cheaper to pay
for 2 years of SMA at $165 rather then $180.



From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: December 10, 2020 7:04 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws SMA



Last year I had Fusion, ZT and JAWS, I became totally blind so no longer
needed Fusion and ZT so FS reduced my SMA to just JAWS for $150., well
actually $120 because I purchased it during convention.

----- Original Message -----

From: Tom Nelson

To: main@jfw.groups.io

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:59 PM

Subject: Re: Jaws SMA



Just wanted to update with my experience:

I called Freedom Scientific because the SMA page kept on resulting in an
error for me when I entered my serial number. I got connected to a
representative fairly quickly and she explained that since I had Fusion that

it would cost me $270 for two more years of updates (for ZoomText, Fusion
and JAWS). I just wanted to report this for anyone else who may be
interested in how much it would cost others in my situation.

Get those SMAs before January 1st!









--


moderated Re: Jaws SMA

Loy <loyrg2845@...>
 


Yes it was for home in US.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:27 PM
Subject: Re: Jaws SMA

Now, is that the home edition?  I scaled down to home and it cost me $165 Canadian.  Because I am registered with the Canadian National institute for the blind (CNIB) it made me tax exempt. Thus no taxes on the SMA. Now with all this subscription talk, it seems at $90 per year, it is cheaper to pay for 2 years of SMA at $165 rather then $180.    

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: December 10, 2020 7:04 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws SMA

 

Last year I had Fusion, ZT and JAWS, I became totally blind so no longer needed Fusion and ZT so FS reduced my SMA to just JAWS for $150., well actually $120 because I purchased it during convention.

----- Original Message -----

From: Tom Nelson

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:59 PM

Subject: Re: Jaws SMA

 

Just wanted to update with my experience:

I called Freedom Scientific because the SMA page kept on resulting in an error for me when I entered my serial number. I got connected to a representative fairly quickly and she explained that since I had Fusion that it would cost me $270 for two more years of updates (for ZoomText, Fusion and JAWS). I just wanted to report this for anyone else who may be interested in how much it would cost others in my situation.

Get those SMAs before January 1st!


moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

 

On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 09:04 PM, Bill White wrote:
If you have an update in your windows updates that says download and install, that is the 20H2 update, waiting for you to download and install it.
-
Bill, you'd be absolutely correct 99 and 44 one-hundreths percent of the time.  But you can get Download and install links for preview cumulative updates and certain optional ones.  Right now on my 1909 machine there is an optional cumulative update sitting there in Download and install state, and I intend to skip it.

Always check to see what the update is before clicking a Download and install link, even though the vast majority of the time it will be a feature update.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

Tom Behler
 

Bill:

 

How exactly do I find this out?

 

Yesterday, I got some sort of an update to Windows version 1909, so I am assuming auto-updates is already turned on.

 

I guess I’m just thinking that Windows 10 version 2004 will come to my computer in time.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 9:04 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Hi, Tom. If you have an update in your windows updates that says download and install, that is the 20H2 update, waiting for you to download and install it.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 5:26 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Mike:

 

It’s interesting.

 

This Windows 10 computer is still back on Windows version 1909.

 

I have thought about forcing the update, but have decided to just let it happen when it will.

 

If this is unwise, I hope someone will let me know.

 

I’m working based on the old addage:  “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!”.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Richard,

 

Don't force the issue.  Windows will send you the update in due time.  I don't know what criteria they use as to who and what computers get the updates but, if you haven't received the, 20H2, update yet Microsoft is finding a reason to not send you the update and updating prematurely could cause adverse reactions to your operating system or in other words,be a total pain in the ass!


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:28 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Thanks Mike,

I guess it ain’t my turn yet as checking for updates doesn’t give me anything different.

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Richard,

You're running an older version.  The latest is, 20H2, not 2004, and it's OS version 19042.685.  This newer 20H2 version is using 19042 where the older 2004 versions are at 19041.


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:21 AM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

I have 2004 OS build 1941.685, it was 1941.630.

Are you sure about the 1942 part of that number?

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:53 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

To check to see if you have the latest update. type winver in search and if you see Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.685)you have the latest version installed. 

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:15 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Brian, Here’s what I found:

December 8, 2020—KB4592438 (OS Builds 19041.685 and 19042.685)

Applies to: Windows 10, version 2004, all editionsWindows Server version 2004Windows 10, version 20H2, all editions More

It didn’t say the update was or was not successful. I assume it was.

Am I the only one who got this one?

Shirley Tracy

From: Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:53 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

And if things don't settle down, it will be important to know what update(s) were applied.  Presuming this is Windows 10, you can determine that in Settings, Update & Security, Windows Update Pane, using the View Update History button.  The most likely pertinent candidates are either under Feature Updates (less likely, but possible) or Quality Updates.  The "Successfully installed on" line will give you the respective dates.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Jaws SMA

David Diamond
 

Now, is that the home edition?  I scaled down to home and it cost me $165 Canadian.  Because I am registered with the Canadian National institute for the blind (CNIB) it made me tax exempt. Thus no taxes on the SMA. Now with all this subscription talk, it seems at $90 per year, it is cheaper to pay for 2 years of SMA at $165 rather then $180.    

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: December 10, 2020 7:04 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws SMA

 

Last year I had Fusion, ZT and JAWS, I became totally blind so no longer needed Fusion and ZT so FS reduced my SMA to just JAWS for $150., well actually $120 because I purchased it during convention.

----- Original Message -----

From: Tom Nelson

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:59 PM

Subject: Re: Jaws SMA

 

Just wanted to update with my experience:

I called Freedom Scientific because the SMA page kept on resulting in an error for me when I entered my serial number. I got connected to a representative fairly quickly and she explained that since I had Fusion that it would cost me $270 for two more years of updates (for ZoomText, Fusion and JAWS). I just wanted to report this for anyone else who may be interested in how much it would cost others in my situation.

Get those SMAs before January 1st!


moderated Re: Jaws SMA

Loy <loyrg2845@...>
 


Last year I had Fusion, ZT and JAWS, I became totally blind so no longer needed Fusion and ZT so FS reduced my SMA to just JAWS for $150., well actually $120 because I purchased it during convention.

----- Original Message -----
From: Tom Nelson
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:59 PM
Subject: Re: Jaws SMA

Just wanted to update with my experience:

I called Freedom Scientific because the SMA page kept on resulting in an error for me when I entered my serial number. I got connected to a representative fairly quickly and she explained that since I had Fusion that it would cost me $270 for two more years of updates (for ZoomText, Fusion and JAWS). I just wanted to report this for anyone else who may be interested in how much it would cost others in my situation.

Get those SMAs before January 1st!


moderated Re: Jaws SMA

Tom Nelson
 

Just wanted to update with my experience:

I called Freedom Scientific because the SMA page kept on resulting in an error for me when I entered my serial number. I got connected to a representative fairly quickly and she explained that since I had Fusion that it would cost me $270 for two more years of updates (for ZoomText, Fusion and JAWS). I just wanted to report this for anyone else who may be interested in how much it would cost others in my situation.

Get those SMAs before January 1st!


moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi, Tom. If you have an update in your windows updates that says download and install, that is the 20H2 update, waiting for you to download and install it.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 5:26 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Mike:

 

It’s interesting.

 

This Windows 10 computer is still back on Windows version 1909.

 

I have thought about forcing the update, but have decided to just let it happen when it will.

 

If this is unwise, I hope someone will let me know.

 

I’m working based on the old addage:  “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!”.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Richard,

 

Don't force the issue.  Windows will send you the update in due time.  I don't know what criteria they use as to who and what computers get the updates but, if you haven't received the, 20H2, update yet Microsoft is finding a reason to not send you the update and updating prematurely could cause adverse reactions to your operating system or in other words,be a total pain in the ass!


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:28 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Thanks Mike,

I guess it ain’t my turn yet as checking for updates doesn’t give me anything different.

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Richard,

You're running an older version.  The latest is, 20H2, not 2004, and it's OS version 19042.685.  This newer 20H2 version is using 19042 where the older 2004 versions are at 19041.


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:21 AM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

I have 2004 OS build 1941.685, it was 1941.630.

Are you sure about the 1942 part of that number?

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:53 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

To check to see if you have the latest update. type winver in search and if you see Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.685)you have the latest version installed. 

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:15 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Brian, Here’s what I found:

December 8, 2020—KB4592438 (OS Builds 19041.685 and 19042.685)

Applies to: Windows 10, version 2004, all editionsWindows Server version 2004Windows 10, version 20H2, all editions More

It didn’t say the update was or was not successful. I assume it was.

Am I the only one who got this one?

Shirley Tracy

From: Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:53 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

And if things don't settle down, it will be important to know what update(s) were applied.  Presuming this is Windows 10, you can determine that in Settings, Update & Security, Windows Update Pane, using the View Update History button.  The most likely pertinent candidates are either under Feature Updates (less likely, but possible) or Quality Updates.  The "Successfully installed on" line will give you the respective dates.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

 

On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 08:26 PM, Tom Behler wrote:
This Windows 10 computer is still back on Windows version 1909.
-
I still have one HP Envy laptop that has remained on Version 1909, and Windows Update is definitely not broken, as the 2020-12 cumulative update to version 1909 showed up for it either yesterday or today, I don't remember when I first saw it.

Two other HP laptops I have, including this one, went to 20H2 one month ago, tomorrow.  Feature Update roll outs are generally a months long affair and, in certain cases, this being one of them, a feature update may be skipped on a given machine.  I doubt that Envy will ever see Version 2004.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

Tom Behler
 

Mike:

 

It’s interesting.

 

This Windows 10 computer is still back on Windows version 1909.

 

I have thought about forcing the update, but have decided to just let it happen when it will.

 

If this is unwise, I hope someone will let me know.

 

I’m working based on the old addage:  “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it!”.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 7:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Richard,

 

Don't force the issue.  Windows will send you the update in due time.  I don't know what criteria they use as to who and what computers get the updates but, if you haven't received the, 20H2, update yet Microsoft is finding a reason to not send you the update and updating prematurely could cause adverse reactions to your operating system or in other words,be a total pain in the ass!


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:28 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

 

Thanks Mike,

I guess it ain’t my turn yet as checking for updates doesn’t give me anything different.

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Richard,

You're running an older version.  The latest is, 20H2, not 2004, and it's OS version 19042.685.  This newer 20H2 version is using 19042 where the older 2004 versions are at 19041.


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:21 AM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

I have 2004 OS build 1941.685, it was 1941.630.

Are you sure about the 1942 part of that number?

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:53 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

To check to see if you have the latest update. type winver in search and if you see Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.685)you have the latest version installed. 

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:15 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Brian, Here’s what I found:

December 8, 2020—KB4592438 (OS Builds 19041.685 and 19042.685)

Applies to: Windows 10, version 2004, all editionsWindows Server version 2004Windows 10, version 20H2, all editions More

It didn’t say the update was or was not successful. I assume it was.

Am I the only one who got this one?

Shirley Tracy

From: Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:53 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

And if things don't settle down, it will be important to know what update(s) were applied.  Presuming this is Windows 10, you can determine that in Settings, Update & Security, Windows Update Pane, using the View Update History button.  The most likely pertinent candidates are either under Feature Updates (less likely, but possible) or Quality Updates.  The "Successfully installed on" line will give you the respective dates.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

Richard Turner
 

Right Mike, that is why I said it ain't my turn.
After sending that I did a little more reading and will wait to see when it pops up.
I hadn't known they changed the version number from 2004, so I've learned something today, which is good.  

.

Richard

"You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space, that I really wish I'd listened to what my mother told me when I was young."
"Why, what did she tell you?"
"I don't know, I didn't listen."
-- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

On Dec 10, 2020, at 4:37 PM, Mike B <mb69mach1@...> wrote:


Richard,
 
Don't force the issue.  Windows will send you the update in due time.  I don't know what criteria they use as to who and what computers get the updates but, if you haven't received the, 20H2, update yet Microsoft is finding a reason to not send you the update and updating prematurely could cause adverse reactions to your operating system or in other words,be a total pain in the ass!

Stay safe and take care.  Mike.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:28 PM
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Thanks Mike,

I guess it ain’t my turn yet as checking for updates doesn’t give me anything different.

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Richard,

You're running an older version.  The latest is, 20H2, not 2004, and it's OS version 19042.685.  This newer 20H2 version is using 19042 where the older 2004 versions are at 19041.


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:21 AM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

I have 2004 OS build 1941.685, it was 1941.630.

Are you sure about the 1942 part of that number?

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:53 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

To check to see if you have the latest update. type winver in search and if you see Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.685)you have the latest version installed. 

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:15 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Brian, Here’s what I found:

December 8, 2020—KB4592438 (OS Builds 19041.685 and 19042.685)

Applies to: Windows 10, version 2004, all editionsWindows Server version 2004Windows 10, version 20H2, all editions More

It didn’t say the update was or was not successful. I assume it was.

Am I the only one who got this one?

Shirley Tracy

From: Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:53 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

And if things don't settle down, it will be important to know what update(s) were applied.  Presuming this is Windows 10, you can determine that in Settings, Update & Security, Windows Update Pane, using the View Update History button.  The most likely pertinent candidates are either under Feature Updates (less likely, but possible) or Quality Updates.  The "Successfully installed on" line will give you the respective dates.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Please help--MS update question

Mike B.
 

Richard,
 
Don't force the issue.  Windows will send you the update in due time.  I don't know what criteria they use as to who and what computers get the updates but, if you haven't received the, 20H2, update yet Microsoft is finding a reason to not send you the update and updating prematurely could cause adverse reactions to your operating system or in other words,be a total pain in the ass!

Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:28 PM
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Thanks Mike,

I guess it ain’t my turn yet as checking for updates doesn’t give me anything different.

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Richard,

You're running an older version.  The latest is, 20H2, not 2004, and it's OS version 19042.685.  This newer 20H2 version is using 19042 where the older 2004 versions are at 19041.


Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:21 AM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

I have 2004 OS build 1941.685, it was 1941.630.

Are you sure about the 1942 part of that number?

Richard

"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject of flying.

There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."

--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

*I’m not the card shark

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 10:53 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

To check to see if you have the latest update. type winver in search and if you see Version 20H2 (OS Build 19042.685)you have the latest version installed. 

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:15 PM

Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

Brian, Here’s what I found:

December 8, 2020—KB4592438 (OS Builds 19041.685 and 19042.685)

Applies to: Windows 10, version 2004, all editionsWindows Server version 2004Windows 10, version 20H2, all editions More

It didn’t say the update was or was not successful. I assume it was.

Am I the only one who got this one?

Shirley Tracy

From: Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 12:53 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help--MS update question

And if things don't settle down, it will be important to know what update(s) were applied.  Presuming this is Windows 10, you can determine that in Settings, Update & Security, Windows Update Pane, using the View Update History button.  The most likely pertinent candidates are either under Feature Updates (less likely, but possible) or Quality Updates.  The "Successfully installed on" line will give you the respective dates.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Leasey Search and Leasey Cast

Sharon
 

How does one tell what podcasts are downloaded from Itunes?

Podcasts are downloading on to my phone, but I’m unsure if they are also downloading to Windows.

If they were, what folder would they go to by default?

They do not appear to be in music\itunes media.

Also, when you search for a podcast using Leasey, is the podcast you download actually downloaded directly through ITunes, or from the podcaster’s web site?

Where do the files download to when you use Leaseycast?

Is there any way to get Leasey cast to download all available episodes or to subscribe to a podcast?

Also how do you navigate the library or library sidebar using Jaws, Leasey, or a combination?

So far, Leasey search is an amazing tool!

Sharon

 

 


moderated Re: Leasy Key and Outlook command

Rayn Darren
 

You’re most welcome! 😊

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via groups.io
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 2:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Leasy Key and Outlook command

 

Thanks, Sarah.  I’ll check out his site.

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rayn Darren
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 3:14 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Leasy Key and Outlook command

 

WARNING: This email originated externally. Exercise caution. Think before clicking links or opening attachments.

 

Me again…. He says no this will not be a conflict as the Alt key comes first. StarTech Consulting – Your guide through the waves of technology would love to work with you, or anyone, on Leasy if you’re interested.

Thanks,

Sarah

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rayn Darren via groups.io
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:57 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Leasy Key and Outlook command

 

Hey Robin,

I don’t actually know the answer to this question, however I have a client who is a reseller and trainer for Leasy, I’ve passed your query on to him. His name is Darrel and you should be hearing from him shortly.

Sarah

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via groups.io
Sent: Thursday, December 10, 2020 1:34 PM
To: JFW List (jfw@groups.io) <jfw@groups.io>
Subject: Leasy Key and Outlook command

 

Hi,

I was listening to another podcast where Brian Hartgen was talking about Leasy.  So many cool features; I think I’ll order a copy.  One question before I do, though.  Brian talked about the grave accent key being the ‘leasy key”.  In Outlook, I tend to use the Alt grave accent key combination to move focus to the main body of emails and calendar invitations.  Will this be a conflict once I install Leasy? 

 

 

Robin Van Lant, Sr. Program Manager - Sales Enablement

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