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Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

 

I would say so, if I want to send somebody a link to download a file then maybe Dropbox is just a bit better as long as you know to change the "0" at the end of the URL to a "1". If you leave it with the 0 the file will try to open and if it's for example, an MP3 file it will simply start playing. If you change it to a "1" the file will download to your downloads folder.
With OneDrive if you sent somebody a link a website opens asking you to sign int to OneDrive, you can click "No, continue" and then the file downloads.
OneDrive does a good job syncing all the files between my laptop at home and my PC at work, I have it set up to sync both my personal account as well as my OneDrive for Business account. I have two icons in the sys tray, one says "OneDrive - Personal" and the other "OneDrive - BV Outdoor Essentials".
It have set up two folders under my user profile, one is just called "OneDrive" and it is for my personal account and the other is called "OneDrive - BV Outdoor Essentials" and it has all my files from the business account.
If two accounts is something you need then I assume this might be possible with Dropbox, never tried it.

Regards,
Sieghard

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kramlinger, Keith G., M.D.
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 11:14 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi Sieghard,

Are Dropbox and OneDrive equal in terms of accessibility, usability, and features? Thanks, Keith

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 9:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi Carol,

Two things: the Windows Pro upgrade was unnecessary, makes not much sense unless you need to connect to domains. Second, I hope you got Office 365 which is the subscription based service. If you need it just for yourself it is I think $59.95 in the States and you just pay this every year and in turn you are always entitled to the latest Office downloads and as a bonus you get 1 Tb of OneDrive storage and 60 minutes of Skype calling to regular phone lines a month. The Skype calling may not be something you use, but if you bought 1 Tb of cloud storage from Dropbox it would cost you a lot more than the entire Office subscription.

Regards,
Sieghard

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 6:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi,

I am getting used to Chrome. It crashes, but I have reached the point of saying it is more my PC than the program.

My new PC is ordered. It will have a 256 g SSD and a 2 t HDD. I have gone overboard and purchased a PC with everything but the kitchen sink, grin. It is a 6 core i-7 series 8 from Dell. There is 16 g ram and I see no reason why I should have a slow machine after this. Since I went this far, I went ahead and upgraded the Office to 2016 and decided to get Windows Pro, even though I might not need it. One never knows...I might decided to set up a network at some point. (One never knows about these things.)

Carol


On 11/26/2017 6:04 PM, Les Kriegler wrote:
Hi Carol,

I think you'll find that web pages will load faster, although I'm certain the browser has something to do with that. Google Chrome is my browser of choice now. In my case, the SSD drive is built in, but it was on my other machine with 8 GV of RAM, so perhaps it doesn't matter as much. I was always told that if I had to make a choice between processor speed and memory, go for the extra memory.

Les

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 12:49 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi Les,

Thank you. I never was much of an Office user. I didn't like all of the extra chatter. You know, the things like themes, styles and some other stuff that I can't tell you what it was, grin. Anyway, I think I shall still install it as it will be needed for other things.

Carol


On 11/26/2017 8:34 AM, Les Kriegler wrote:
Carol, I had a system with 8 GB of RAM, and now have one with 16. I see a major speed increase with loading of Office Programs. It makes my 8 GB system seem almost slow. Good luck.

Les

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 6:11 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

I should also add that I am not totally set on getting Pro, and, if I find I need it later, I am sure Microsoft won't mind selling me an upgrade, grin.

Also, I don't think I need 16g ram, but that is what it comes with, so I won't worry about it. My biggest thing is the SSD and I am sure I should be able to tork that out.

Carol


On 11/25/2017 10:22 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
Hi Carol,

What do you do that requires Windows 10 Pro, just curious?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2017 6:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

HaHaHaHa!! Yes, I am going to tell. I just finished looking at one and am almost considering it. It is a Dell xsp. Here are some of the specs:

I-7 quad core, 3.2
16 g ram
2 t hard drive (I want an SSD)
Win10 home, I want Pro
1 DVD/CD drive (doesn't say plus or minus) a wired keyboard and laser mouse does not come with Office It has an HDMI port, BlueTooth WiFi, 2 USB2 ports, and the rest of the ports are USB 3, 3-c and 3-1, totaling 12 ports. There is one SD slot which will handle SD, SDHC and SDXC.
Graphic CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti

OK, folks, there you have it. Price right now (Black Friday) $999 + $15 shipping and Indiana sales tax. So, that means I also need to buy the SSD and Office. There is no monitor, but I should be able to plug in my old VGA. Thanks to all that made suggestions.

Carol


On 11/25/2017 7:04 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
Now after all that you won't tell us what you decided to get so a
dozen of us on the list can tell you why you should and why you
shouldn't get that particular PC *smile*


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2017 3:25 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Thank you. I think I have made my decision. Now, I need to start working on where I will get it.

Carol

On 11/25/2017 2:10 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
I have some 480 Gb SSD's and have quite a bit of stuff on there and I don't notice a major slow-down.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2017 4:45 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi Sieghard,

I have one last question about the SSD. If I start getting lots of files on the SSD, will it slow down in performance? If this is the case, shouldn't I get a smaller SSD and only keep those files that must reside there and place everthing else on a secondary or external drive?
Thank you for your help.

Carol



On 11/24/2017 8:21 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
With email you typically don't have a choice or at least it's much more difficult to store your Outlook.pst file (if Outlook is what you use) on a different drive than the default used by Outlook.
Other stuff like documents and especially music files and pictures and videos you should have on a different drive. It really depends on how much data you have and how large of an SSD you buy, if you have a 480 Gb or 512 Gb SSD and you only have 100 or 200 Gb of stuff then you might as well have it on the SSD.

Regards,
Sieghard

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2017 3:29 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi Sieghard,

I think I have received more information today on this subject than I have ever received, grin. I have a lot to think about. One question, is it best to install all programs to the SSD and store their results on a different drive, i.e. load Goldwave from drive c and write results to drive d, or should I write results to drive c also and then move the files to drive d? Should my documents and email , etc be stored on drive c?

Carol


On 11/24/2017 4:35 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
Hi Carol,

Just take a look at what is out there at a good deal. As others have pointed out, 8 Gb of RAM is pretty good, I don't subscribe to Kelly's believe that you need the latest i7 processor, most of my PC's at my store have I5 processors and they do just fine, but if the price difference is not too big then there is no reason to go with an I7.
I think if I had a choice between an I7 PC with a regular hard drive and an I5 option with an SSD for a similar price then I'd choose the I5 with SSD because you do get much better performance from an SSD. Of course if you have tons of data you might want a regular hard drive or you can go with a smaller SSD just for the OS and your applications and use a USB 3 external hard drive for your data.
SSD's are not bad now even the ones around 480 to 512 Gb, but the 240 Gb ones are still cheaper and if you are not worried about lots of data then a smaller SSD will be just fine, even a 120 Gb is 3 times what you need to run just Windows and Office and a few other things.
Earlier this year I purchased a couple of HP Elite Mini PC's, these are not laptops, but just very small PC's. I really like them.

Regards,
Sieghard


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf
Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2017 1:11 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: need recommendation for new PC

You dont need a super expensive system. You do need the fastest I5 processor you can afford and 8GB of ram. Everything else is optional.
the onboard sound, video and network is fine.
A good SSD is very nice to have. I like Samsung myself.
256GB is fine for your OS and programs. A seperate multi TB HDD is good for music and other things like One drive and dropbox On 11/24/2017 6:00 AM, Carol Smith via Groups.Io wrote:
Hi,

I must get a new PC. I am looking for suggestions for one that
will meet the best use criteria for speech. Is 8g ram enough
or should I get 12? Should I get both SSD and SETA frives? If
I neeed SSD, how large should it be? Generally, which would be
the best brand? I know this is a personal choice. I have had
Dells for the last two computers and am wondering if something
else would be better. I have Office 2007. Can I use 2007 on a win10 system or Should I get 2016?
My current PC is almost 8 years old and is beginning to do some
wierd stuff, so I thought I had better take care of getting a
new one before this one gives up.

Finally, does anyone use a hybred and what do they think of it.
I know I do not want a notebook, so it must be either a hybred,
a decent laptop or another desktop. Thanks for any suggestions.
Oh yes, I would like to get one on sale today, grin.

Carol

















Re: Excel 2016 as part of Office 365 issues

 

Hello Russell,

I use Windows 7 Professional 64 Bit via the Office 365 Business Premium plan.
I had major issues with Excel back at the end of August, but even then Jaws 18 would read everything, but as soon as I tried to type anything into a cell Excel would crash completely.
I then got on the Jaws 2018 private beta program hoping Jaws 2018 would solve the issue, but it didn't. A week or 10 days later there was an Office update and that fixed the issue.
Now I have still one problem which happens with Windows 7 but not with my Windows 10 laptop. I can type into a cell, but if I start a formula with an equals sign Excel crashes. The work-around is to type the formula without the equals sign, for example, sum(a1:a10) and press enter. This just puts the text into the cell, if I then go back and edit with F2 I can put the equals sign in front of the "sum" and press tab or enter and it works.
This happens both with Jaws 18 and Jaws 2018, I am also on the Office Insiders monthly channel by the way.
I have, however, absolutely 0 issues moving around in any worksheet. I assume it is some peculiarity with your system since I have not heard others having these issues. I use Excel on 3 different Windows 7 PC's at my store as well as on 2 Windows 10 laptops.

Regards,
Sieghard

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Owais Patel
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 10:50 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Excel 2016 as part of Office 365 issues

Will this happen with Excel 2016 in Windows 10.
Sincerely,
Owais

On Nov 27, 2017, at 11:30 AM, Russell Solowoniuk <rsolowoniuk@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi everyone,

I am having problems with Excel 2016 and Jaws 2018 and earlier
versions too. We switched to Office 365 here at work last June, and
all worked fine, but now, Jaws isn't able to track in Excel 2016. If I
open a blank spreadsheet, Jaws will say "Book 1, Sheet 1, A1". If I
press the right arrow key, Jaws will sometimes say "B1" as it ought
to, but after that, Jaws is silent when pressing any arrow key.
Nothing at all is read by Jaws. If I press the alt key twice to bring
up the ribbon and then close it, Jaws might then read the contents of
the cell I am in, but will go silent again after that.

I am running the 1710 build of Office 365, and our channel is
"Monthly". I'm hoping the next update to Office 365 will fix this
issue, but I have no reason to think that it will.

I am running Windows 7 Enterprise on a Lenovo Desktop machine here at work.

I called VFO tech support, and at that time I was running the 1703
build of Office 365 with the "deferred" channel. I was told that
updating to the 1709 or 1710 builds of Office 365 would fix the issue,
but it hasn't.

I called the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk, and their solution was
to run a Jaws repair, but I've completely uninstalled Jaws and
re-installed, so I don't think running a repair will help, and, when I
try to run a repair on Jaws 2018, the repair gets to 4% and then
stalls there and finally fails.

Any ideas out there would be greatly appreciated! This is so frustrating.

Oh, and, of course, NVDA does work well with Excel 2016 with none of
these issues. I would switch to NVDA permanently except that NVDA
crashes our proprietary database that I use on a daily basis.

Thanks all.

Russell



Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Kramlinger, Keith G., M.D.
 

Hi Sieghard,

Are Dropbox and OneDrive equal in terms of accessibility, usability, and features? Thanks, Keith

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 9:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi Carol,

Two things: the Windows Pro upgrade was unnecessary, makes not much sense unless you need to connect to domains. Second, I hope you got Office 365 which is the subscription based service. If you need it just for yourself it is I think $59.95 in the States and you just pay this every year and in turn you are always entitled to the latest Office downloads and as a bonus you get 1 Tb of OneDrive storage and 60 minutes of Skype calling to regular phone lines a month. The Skype calling may not be something you use, but if you bought 1 Tb of cloud storage from Dropbox it would cost you a lot more than the entire Office subscription.

Regards,
Sieghard

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 6:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi,

I am getting used to Chrome. It crashes, but I have reached the point of saying it is more my PC than the program.

My new PC is ordered. It will have a 256 g SSD and a 2 t HDD. I have gone overboard and purchased a PC with everything but the kitchen sink, grin. It is a 6 core i-7 series 8 from Dell. There is 16 g ram and I see no reason why I should have a slow machine after this. Since I went this far, I went ahead and upgraded the Office to 2016 and decided to get Windows Pro, even though I might not need it. One never knows...I might decided to set up a network at some point. (One never knows about these things.)

Carol


On 11/26/2017 6:04 PM, Les Kriegler wrote:
Hi Carol,

I think you'll find that web pages will load faster, although I'm certain the browser has something to do with that. Google Chrome is my browser of choice now. In my case, the SSD drive is built in, but it was on my other machine with 8 GV of RAM, so perhaps it doesn't matter as much. I was always told that if I had to make a choice between processor speed and memory, go for the extra memory.

Les

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 12:49 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi Les,

Thank you. I never was much of an Office user. I didn't like all of the extra chatter. You know, the things like themes, styles and some other stuff that I can't tell you what it was, grin. Anyway, I think I shall still install it as it will be needed for other things.

Carol


On 11/26/2017 8:34 AM, Les Kriegler wrote:
Carol, I had a system with 8 GB of RAM, and now have one with 16. I see a major speed increase with loading of Office Programs. It makes my 8 GB system seem almost slow. Good luck.

Les

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 6:11 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

I should also add that I am not totally set on getting Pro, and, if I find I need it later, I am sure Microsoft won't mind selling me an upgrade, grin.

Also, I don't think I need 16g ram, but that is what it comes with, so I won't worry about it. My biggest thing is the SSD and I am sure I should be able to tork that out.

Carol


On 11/25/2017 10:22 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
Hi Carol,

What do you do that requires Windows 10 Pro, just curious?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2017 6:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

HaHaHaHa!! Yes, I am going to tell. I just finished looking at one and am almost considering it. It is a Dell xsp. Here are some of the specs:

I-7 quad core, 3.2
16 g ram
2 t hard drive (I want an SSD)
Win10 home, I want Pro
1 DVD/CD drive (doesn't say plus or minus) a wired keyboard and laser mouse does not come with Office It has an HDMI port, BlueTooth WiFi, 2 USB2 ports, and the rest of the ports are USB 3, 3-c and 3-1, totaling 12 ports. There is one SD slot which will handle SD, SDHC and SDXC.
Graphic CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti

OK, folks, there you have it. Price right now (Black Friday) $999 + $15 shipping and Indiana sales tax. So, that means I also need to buy the SSD and Office. There is no monitor, but I should be able to plug in my old VGA. Thanks to all that made suggestions.

Carol


On 11/25/2017 7:04 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
Now after all that you won't tell us what you decided to get so a
dozen of us on the list can tell you why you should and why you
shouldn't get that particular PC *smile*


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2017 3:25 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: decision made Re: need recommendation for new PC

Thank you. I think I have made my decision. Now, I need to start working on where I will get it.

Carol

On 11/25/2017 2:10 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
I have some 480 Gb SSD's and have quite a bit of stuff on there and I don't notice a major slow-down.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2017 4:45 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi Sieghard,

I have one last question about the SSD. If I start getting lots of files on the SSD, will it slow down in performance? If this is the case, shouldn't I get a smaller SSD and only keep those files that must reside there and place everthing else on a secondary or external drive?
Thank you for your help.

Carol



On 11/24/2017 8:21 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
With email you typically don't have a choice or at least it's much more difficult to store your Outlook.pst file (if Outlook is what you use) on a different drive than the default used by Outlook.
Other stuff like documents and especially music files and pictures and videos you should have on a different drive. It really depends on how much data you have and how large of an SSD you buy, if you have a 480 Gb or 512 Gb SSD and you only have 100 or 200 Gb of stuff then you might as well have it on the SSD.

Regards,
Sieghard

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2017 3:29 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: need recommendation for new PC

Hi Sieghard,

I think I have received more information today on this subject than I have ever received, grin. I have a lot to think about. One question, is it best to install all programs to the SSD and store their results on a different drive, i.e. load Goldwave from drive c and write results to drive d, or should I write results to drive c also and then move the files to drive d? Should my documents and email , etc be stored on drive c?

Carol


On 11/24/2017 4:35 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
Hi Carol,

Just take a look at what is out there at a good deal. As others have pointed out, 8 Gb of RAM is pretty good, I don't subscribe to Kelly's believe that you need the latest i7 processor, most of my PC's at my store have I5 processors and they do just fine, but if the price difference is not too big then there is no reason to go with an I7.
I think if I had a choice between an I7 PC with a regular hard drive and an I5 option with an SSD for a similar price then I'd choose the I5 with SSD because you do get much better performance from an SSD. Of course if you have tons of data you might want a regular hard drive or you can go with a smaller SSD just for the OS and your applications and use a USB 3 external hard drive for your data.
SSD's are not bad now even the ones around 480 to 512 Gb, but the 240 Gb ones are still cheaper and if you are not worried about lots of data then a smaller SSD will be just fine, even a 120 Gb is 3 times what you need to run just Windows and Office and a few other things.
Earlier this year I purchased a couple of HP Elite Mini PC's, these are not laptops, but just very small PC's. I really like them.

Regards,
Sieghard


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf
Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2017 1:11 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: need recommendation for new PC

You dont need a super expensive system. You do need the fastest I5 processor you can afford and 8GB of ram. Everything else is optional.
the onboard sound, video and network is fine.
A good SSD is very nice to have. I like Samsung myself.
256GB is fine for your OS and programs. A seperate multi TB HDD is good for music and other things like One drive and dropbox On 11/24/2017 6:00 AM, Carol Smith via Groups.Io wrote:
Hi,

I must get a new PC. I am looking for suggestions for one that
will meet the best use criteria for speech. Is 8g ram enough
or should I get 12? Should I get both SSD and SETA frives? If
I neeed SSD, how large should it be? Generally, which would be
the best brand? I know this is a personal choice. I have had
Dells for the last two computers and am wondering if something
else would be better. I have Office 2007. Can I use 2007 on a win10 system or Should I get 2016?
My current PC is almost 8 years old and is beginning to do some
wierd stuff, so I thought I had better take care of getting a
new one before this one gives up.

Finally, does anyone use a hybred and what do they think of it.
I know I do not want a notebook, so it must be either a hybred,
a decent laptop or another desktop. Thanks for any suggestions.
Oh yes, I would like to get one on sale today, grin.

Carol

















Re: Excel 2016 as part of Office 365 issues

Owais Patel <owaisipatel@...>
 

Will this happen with Excel 2016 in Windows 10.
Sincerely,
Owais

On Nov 27, 2017, at 11:30 AM, Russell Solowoniuk <rsolowoniuk@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi everyone,

I am having problems with Excel 2016 and Jaws 2018 and earlier
versions too. We switched to Office 365 here at work last June, and
all worked fine, but now, Jaws isn't able to track in Excel 2016. If I
open a blank spreadsheet, Jaws will say "Book 1, Sheet 1, A1". If I
press the right arrow key, Jaws will sometimes say "B1" as it ought
to, but after that, Jaws is silent when pressing any arrow key.
Nothing at all is read by Jaws. If I press the alt key twice to bring
up the ribbon and then close it, Jaws might then read the contents of
the cell I am in, but will go silent again after that.

I am running the 1710 build of Office 365, and our channel is
"Monthly". I'm hoping the next update to Office 365 will fix this
issue, but I have no reason to think that it will.

I am running Windows 7 Enterprise on a Lenovo Desktop machine here at work.

I called VFO tech support, and at that time I was running the 1703
build of Office 365 with the "deferred" channel. I was told that
updating to the 1709 or 1710 builds of Office 365 would fix the issue,
but it hasn't.

I called the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk, and their solution was
to run a Jaws repair, but I've completely uninstalled Jaws and
re-installed, so I don't think running a repair will help, and, when I
try to run a repair on Jaws 2018, the repair gets to 4% and then
stalls there and finally fails.

Any ideas out there would be greatly appreciated! This is so frustrating.

Oh, and, of course, NVDA does work well with Excel 2016 with none of
these issues. I would switch to NVDA permanently except that NVDA
crashes our proprietary database that I use on a daily basis.

Thanks all.

Russell



Re: Excel 2016 as part of Office 365 issues

Steve Griffiths
 


Hi Russell,

Could scroll lock be on? Because that would give this kind of result. On my keyboard the scroll lock key is the middle one of the three keys above the number pad, but you should be able to find it with JAWS keyboard help, JAWSkey + 1. You might need to double tap it to change its status.

Steve 🐾

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Russell Solowoniuk
Sent: 27 November 2017 18:31
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Excel 2016 as part of Office 365 issues

Hi everyone,

I am having problems with Excel 2016 and Jaws 2018 and earlier versions too. We switched to Office 365 here at work last June, and all worked fine, but now, Jaws isn't able to track in Excel 2016. If I open a blank spreadsheet, Jaws will say "Book 1, Sheet 1, A1". If I press the right arrow key, Jaws will sometimes say "B1" as it ought to, but after that, Jaws is silent when pressing any arrow key.
Nothing at all is read by Jaws. If I press the alt key twice to bring up the ribbon and then close it, Jaws might then read the contents of the cell I am in, but will go silent again after that.

I am running the 1710 build of Office 365, and our channel is "Monthly". I'm hoping the next update to Office 365 will fix this issue, but I have no reason to think that it will.

I am running Windows 7 Enterprise on a Lenovo Desktop machine here at work.

I called VFO tech support, and at that time I was running the 1703 build of Office 365 with the "deferred" channel. I was told that updating to the 1709 or 1710 builds of Office 365 would fix the issue, but it hasn't.

I called the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk, and their solution was to run a Jaws repair, but I've completely uninstalled Jaws and re-installed, so I don't think running a repair will help, and, when I try to run a repair on Jaws 2018, the repair gets to 4% and then stalls there and finally fails.

Any ideas out there would be greatly appreciated! This is so frustrating.

Oh, and, of course, NVDA does work well with Excel 2016 with none of these issues. I would switch to NVDA permanently except that NVDA crashes our proprietary database that I use on a daily basis.

Thanks all.

Russell



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Excel 2016 as part of Office 365 issues

Russell Solowoniuk
 

Hi everyone,

I am having problems with Excel 2016 and Jaws 2018 and earlier
versions too. We switched to Office 365 here at work last June, and
all worked fine, but now, Jaws isn't able to track in Excel 2016. If I
open a blank spreadsheet, Jaws will say "Book 1, Sheet 1, A1". If I
press the right arrow key, Jaws will sometimes say "B1" as it ought
to, but after that, Jaws is silent when pressing any arrow key.
Nothing at all is read by Jaws. If I press the alt key twice to bring
up the ribbon and then close it, Jaws might then read the contents of
the cell I am in, but will go silent again after that.

I am running the 1710 build of Office 365, and our channel is
"Monthly". I'm hoping the next update to Office 365 will fix this
issue, but I have no reason to think that it will.

I am running Windows 7 Enterprise on a Lenovo Desktop machine here at work.

I called VFO tech support, and at that time I was running the 1703
build of Office 365 with the "deferred" channel. I was told that
updating to the 1709 or 1710 builds of Office 365 would fix the issue,
but it hasn't.

I called the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk, and their solution was
to run a Jaws repair, but I've completely uninstalled Jaws and
re-installed, so I don't think running a repair will help, and, when I
try to run a repair on Jaws 2018, the repair gets to 4% and then
stalls there and finally fails.

Any ideas out there would be greatly appreciated! This is so frustrating.

Oh, and, of course, NVDA does work well with Excel 2016 with none of
these issues. I would switch to NVDA permanently except that NVDA
crashes our proprietary database that I use on a daily basis.

Thanks all.

Russell


Re: Jaws & jpg files

 

Yes, the Windows 10 Print to PDF printer works very good, I just wish Chrome would fix it so that the PDF's created this way are accessible and not images. If you use IE and make a PDF this way the PDF's are accessible and Jaws will read them without having to use Convenient OCR on them. This is one of my main complaints about Chrome.

Regards,
Sieghard

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jonas Voll
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 5:58 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws & jpg files

Some of you may want to try Bull zip. It will print out a PDF file of anything you want!
And Windows 10 has a print to PDF that works good!


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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brice Mijares
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2017 7:58 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws & jpg files

Thank you for this info, this is good to know. Some times I take a screen shot of a on line bank transaction and paste it into wordpad. Of course I can't read it, but it was a record someone with sight could see. Again, Thanks.
On 11/24/2017 5:50 PM, Feliciano G wrote:
Brice,
Once I took the screenshot, it was copied to the clipboard. I then
opened Microsoft paint and pasted it there. Save as, Typed a file name
for it and changed the file type to JPG.

Feliciano

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-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Brice Mijares
Sent: Friday, November 24, 2017 5:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws & jpg files

Feliciano , once you took the screen shot, it's copied to the
clipboard. Am I correct so far? if so, what program did you paste it
into so it could be save as a JPEg
file? Thank You.

On 11/24/2017 4:59 PM, Feliciano G wrote:
Al,

I just tested this for you. I took a screenshot and saved it as
a.JPEg and saved it on my desktop.

I then located it and hit the application key then activated
recognize with JAWS. Then it brought up a window with the OCR
results. Not sure why it is not working for you as I had no problems.
I suggest you do a jaws repair.

Feliciano

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*To:* main@jfw.groups.io
*Subject:* Jaws & jpg files

Hello,

Just tried the new feature where jaws is supposed to read jpg files?
I used to do this with open book but just tried with latest version
of JAWS 2018 to no avail. Here is what I did.

Went to a jpg file (picture of a receipt) and when cursor had focus
on the file I hit application key and selected “recognize with jaws.
It doesn’t seem to do anything. Is there something else I need to do?
I remember in the beta testing with first version I could not get
this to work and reported it to VFO. Have not tried since but still
does not work. Am I needing to do another step? Are others able to
complete this ok

Al









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Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

 

Sorry, Richard, should read the entire thread before repeating the suggestion somebody else has already made.
One other thing, Moiz, have you tried Jaws 2018 to see if it also does this? If your SMNA doesn't cover it you can still download it and use it in 40-minute demo mode, from what you describe this will be long enough to see if the problem occurs.

Regards,
Sieghard

----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 9:52 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

I would also try Microsoft Accessibility and see if they can figure it out.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz tundawala
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 7:00 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear Mario,
They asked me to uninstall JAWS with all its registry files and reinstall it once again. I followed their instructions but this didn't solve the problem. Then I got my computer formatted, but JAWS is as slow and sluggish as before.
VFO just wrote back once again saying that some other programme might be interfering with JAWS and that I should go into settings of programmes like my antivirus and make an exception for Freedom Scientific. I have uninstalled my antivirus completely to see what happens, but once again, JAWS becomes slow after every few minutes.
Moiz.

On 11/27/17, Mario <mrb620@hotmail.com> wrote:
Moiz, please let us know what the tech did to fix the problem.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Alan Robbins [mailto:alan1057@me.com]
Sent: Monday, Nov 27, 2017 7:34 AM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

I would suggest contacting VFO via email or phone

Al

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz
tundawala
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 4:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear All,
JAWS 18 becomes slow and sluggish on my Windows 10 laptop after every
few minutes. I get it back to working normally by unloading and
reloading the application. Strangely enough, I have also noticed that
JAWS starts working fine even after I open and close Kurzweil. But
this lasts only a few minutes and the problem returns, until I repeat
the cycle all over again.
I have tried doing a clean installation of JAWS and have also got my
computer formatted. But nothing seems to be helping. What may be wrong
here?
Thanks,
Moiz.







.






Re: Trouble with entering addresses in outlook 2016

 

This has always been this way except that for a while the auto-complete function was broken and Jaws didn't read the suggestions which popped up as you type.
Personally I find this extremely convenient because for the most part I just have to type the first few letters of an email and the rest is automatically filled or I can type a few letters and then down arrow to find the one I want.
But, if I have an email which starts with "john" and I have 5 emails in my auto complete which start with John then I just keep typing and ignore the suggestions and as soon as you type the first letter that is different than all the addresses your auto-complete remembers it will stop.
What version of Jaws are you using? In 2018 the behaviour has changed a bit in that it now only reads the first suggestion when you type 2 or 3 letters, after that it stops and you have to actually down arrow to hear the rest.
Of course if you really hate this you can turn this off by going to File > Options, then go to the "Mail" tab/category (most likely you have to down arrow once) and now you have to either tab I think 36 times or back tab (shift+tab) 23 times to get to the following item:

Use Auto-Complete List to suggest names when typing in the To, Cc, and Bcc lines check box checked
ALT+g

Press the spacebar to uncheck this and, for good measure, tab once more to the buttonv "Empty Auto Complete List" and press the spacebar to activate it which will clear out your list of auto complete suggestions.
OK, now that I told you how to do it the long way (it's a good idea to tab through all these options to see what's there), here is the easy way which means the keyboard shortcut:
Alt+F followed by T opens Options.
Find the Mail tab/category by using down arrow (or up arrow), it's the second from the top after "General".
Press Alt+G and this will uncheck the " Use Auto-Complete List to suggest names when typing in the To, Cc, and Bcc lines" check box.
Now tab once more to the "Empty 'Auto Complete List" and activate it, then don't forget to tab about 22 times to "OK" and activate it, if you don't the setting won't stick.


Regards,
Sieghard

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Bonnie Vegiard
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 5:49 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Trouble with entering addresses in outlook 2016

Hello, I started having this problem probably a month or maybe two months ago. I actually don’t use Outlook all that often, as usually are use my phone. However, when I am in Outlook and try to enter an email address, The program takes the first letter I typed in and picks up the very first email address that matches and insert it, even before I can type a second letter. Then it takes the second letter and vines that email address and inserts that. Needless to say, this does not work at all for me getting the correct address into my address line. I don’t know why it has changed, or why it is so difficult to type in an address that I want. I don’t want to have to go to my address book every time I want to put in addresses, as I don’t actually keep my address book in outlook, so it is kind of a pain to get to. Does anyone have a fix for this? I just wanted to let me type in the whole word before it decides which address to choose.

Thanks, Bonnie


Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

 

I would also try Microsoft Accessibility and see if they can figure it out.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz tundawala
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 7:00 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear Mario,
They asked me to uninstall JAWS with all its registry files and reinstall it once again. I followed their instructions but this didn't solve the problem. Then I got my computer formatted, but JAWS is as slow and sluggish as before.
VFO just wrote back once again saying that some other programme might be interfering with JAWS and that I should go into settings of programmes like my antivirus and make an exception for Freedom Scientific. I have uninstalled my antivirus completely to see what happens, but once again, JAWS becomes slow after every few minutes.
Moiz.

On 11/27/17, Mario <mrb620@hotmail.com> wrote:
Moiz, please let us know what the tech did to fix the problem.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Alan Robbins [mailto:alan1057@me.com]
Sent: Monday, Nov 27, 2017 7:34 AM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

I would suggest contacting VFO via email or phone

Al

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz
tundawala
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 4:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear All,
JAWS 18 becomes slow and sluggish on my Windows 10 laptop after every
few minutes. I get it back to working normally by unloading and
reloading the application. Strangely enough, I have also noticed that
JAWS starts working fine even after I open and close Kurzweil. But
this lasts only a few minutes and the problem returns, until I repeat
the cycle all over again.
I have tried doing a clean installation of JAWS and have also got my
computer formatted. But nothing seems to be helping. What may be wrong
here?
Thanks,
Moiz.







.






Re: Creating accessible, fillable PDFs?

Johnson, Joanne
 

Thanks--I'll check it out. 


Re: Unending problems with firefox

Carol Smith
 

Chrome was very easy to install bookmarks or favorites, depending on which browser you might use. Under the chrome menu, you would find bookmarks. At the end of the options for bookmarks, there is a prompt for import bookmarks and settings. I pressed that and all of my bookmarks were moved into Chrome.

Carol

On 11/27/2017 11:03 AM, Bonnie Vegiard wrote:
I installed the extended release version for 64-bit machine’s, and so far I’ve had no issues with it. I haven’t used it very much since doing this. It was a straightforward install, and I did not run into any problems. Are use jaws 18 and windows 10. I am interested in switching to chrome, as I hear a lot of people really like it, but I have to investigate how to change all my bookmarks over. Also, our use the one password program, and I have to figure out how to install the extension for chrome. All this is doable, but I just have not gotten around to it. I found one password is pretty inconsistent with Firefox. Does anyone know if it’s any better with chrome?
Thanks, Bonnie

On Nov 25, 2017, at 10:09 AM, Richard Turner <richardturner42@outlook.com> wrote:

For those who think they installed the ESR version but still cannot use Firefox, make sure when you run the install file, you get "Update" as an option. Double check the Help, About after installation to be sure you have 52.5 ESR 32 bit. At least, some on this list, have said run the 32 bit version even if you have a 64 bit machine as it works better with Jaws, apparently.
Here is the 32 bit link for US English:
https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-esr-latest-ssl&os=win&lang=en-US

For all other languages and versions of the ESR, go to:
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/all/

Richard


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of cecropia64
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2017 7:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Unending problems with firefox

Hi:


I';m having the same issue but I haven't upgraded to Jaws 2018 yet. In
the mean time, I'm using both Internet explorer and NVDA if you want to
use Firefox. IE still works well with Jaws and NVDA is working well
with Firefox for now. Just a little fix to consider.


Stew


On 11/25/2017 2:28 AM, Ibrahim Ajayi wrote:
Hello again:
Firefox, is still not working with JAWS, even with the extended
support release. I downloaded and installed the ESR52.5 program, and
it is running.
But when I open firefox, I get this message:
"Display of tab content is disabled due to incompatibility with your
screen reader. Please update your screenreader, or switch to firefox
extended support release".
Does anyone have this problem even after installing ESR, how did you
get around it.
Or is there is fix for this new probllem created by firefox.
I did refresh firefox as suggested in the firefox help, but nothing
changed. In fact, I've now lost all my bookmarks.
Any help?
Ibrahim in Nigeria.








Re: TB question

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi, James. Which version of Outlook are you using, and are you trying to carbon copy someone, or are you trying to blind carbon copy someone? There is a different procedure for each of these?

Bill White
Billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of James Malone
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 1:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: TB question

Hi Carol, how do you do this within outlook?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Carol Smith via Groups.Io
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 6:23 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: TB question

Hi,

To place a name in a cc or bcc field, you need to first be on the to pulldown combo box.
Down arrow to cc or bcc and then tab once This places you in a new edit box for the new address

On 11/26/2017 7:40 PM, Elaine Young wrote:
Hi,

I use Thunderbird and have one problem. I can't seem to figure out
how to put an address in the "cc" and "bc" field. I can get to the
fields but can't seem to get TB to allow me to put in a name to do an
auto email address. I've tried hitting enter and tab but can't seem to
get to the right place. Can someone help me? I am using JAWS 18 and TB
52.4.0. Other than this issue, I am doing great with TB and highly
recommend it!


-Elaine


Re: Unending problems with firefox

Bonnie Vegiard
 

I installed the extended release version for 64-bit machine’s, and so far I’ve had no issues with it. I haven’t used it very much since doing this. It was a straightforward install, and I did not run into any problems. Are use jaws 18 and windows 10. I am interested in switching to chrome, as I hear a lot of people really like it, but I have to investigate how to change all my bookmarks over. Also, our use the one password program, and I have to figure out how to install the extension for chrome. All this is doable, but I just have not gotten around to it. I found one password is pretty inconsistent with Firefox. Does anyone know if it’s any better with chrome?
Thanks, Bonnie

On Nov 25, 2017, at 10:09 AM, Richard Turner <richardturner42@outlook.com> wrote:

For those who think they installed the ESR version but still cannot use Firefox, make sure when you run the install file, you get "Update" as an option. Double check the Help, About after installation to be sure you have 52.5 ESR 32 bit. At least, some on this list, have said run the 32 bit version even if you have a 64 bit machine as it works better with Jaws, apparently.
Here is the 32 bit link for US English:
https://download.mozilla.org/?product=firefox-esr-latest-ssl&os=win&lang=en-US

For all other languages and versions of the ESR, go to:
https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/organizations/all/

Richard


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of cecropia64
Sent: Saturday, November 25, 2017 7:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Unending problems with firefox

Hi:


I';m having the same issue but I haven't upgraded to Jaws 2018 yet. In
the mean time, I'm using both Internet explorer and NVDA if you want to
use Firefox. IE still works well with Jaws and NVDA is working well
with Firefox for now. Just a little fix to consider.


Stew


On 11/25/2017 2:28 AM, Ibrahim Ajayi wrote:
Hello again:
Firefox, is still not working with JAWS, even with the extended
support release. I downloaded and installed the ESR52.5 program, and
it is running.
But when I open firefox, I get this message:
"Display of tab content is disabled due to incompatibility with your
screen reader. Please update your screenreader, or switch to firefox
extended support release".
Does anyone have this problem even after installing ESR, how did you
get around it.
Or is there is fix for this new probllem created by firefox.
I did refresh firefox as suggested in the firefox help, but nothing
changed. In fact, I've now lost all my bookmarks.
Any help?
Ibrahim in Nigeria.









Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Richard Turner
 


Have you tried Microsoft Accessibility yet?
They can remote into your computer and possibly dig deeper than VFO bothered to do.
Richard


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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."

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On Nov 27, 2017, at 7:51 AM, Alan Robbins <alan1057@...> wrote:

Ok, has to be frustrating

Al

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz tundawala
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 9:16 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear Alan,
I have got in touch with them on several occasions. Hasn't helped.
Moiz.

On 11/27/17, Alan Robbins <alan1057@...> wrote:
I would suggest contacting VFO via email or phone

Al

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz
tundawala
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 4:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear All,
JAWS 18 becomes slow and sluggish on my Windows 10 laptop after every
few minutes. I get it back to working normally by unloading and
reloading the application. Strangely enough, I have also noticed that
JAWS starts working fine even after I open and close Kurzweil. But
this lasts only a few minutes and the problem returns, until I repeat the cycle all over again.
I have tried doing a clean installation of JAWS and have also got my
computer formatted. But nothing seems to be helping. What may be wrong
here?
Thanks,
Moiz.
















Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Alan Robbins
 

Ok, has to be frustrating

Al

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz tundawala
Sent: Monday, November 27, 2017 9:16 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear Alan,
I have got in touch with them on several occasions. Hasn't helped.
Moiz.

On 11/27/17, Alan Robbins <alan1057@me.com> wrote:
I would suggest contacting VFO via email or phone

Al

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz
tundawala
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 4:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear All,
JAWS 18 becomes slow and sluggish on my Windows 10 laptop after every
few minutes. I get it back to working normally by unloading and
reloading the application. Strangely enough, I have also noticed that
JAWS starts working fine even after I open and close Kurzweil. But
this lasts only a few minutes and the problem returns, until I repeat the cycle all over again.
I have tried doing a clean installation of JAWS and have also got my
computer formatted. But nothing seems to be helping. What may be wrong
here?
Thanks,
Moiz.








Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Mario
 

Moiz, do you have any other programs running at windows start besides an
antivirus? and what brand/version of AV are you using?

-------- Original Message --------
From: moiz tundawala [mailto:moiztundawala@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, Nov 27, 2017 9:59 AM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear Mario,
They asked me to uninstall JAWS with all its registry files and
reinstall it once again. I followed their instructions but this didn't
solve the problem. Then I got my computer formatted, but JAWS is as
slow and sluggish as before.
VFO just wrote back once again saying that some other programme might
be interfering with JAWS and that I should go into settings of
programmes like my antivirus and make an exception for Freedom
Scientific. I have uninstalled my antivirus completely to see what
happens, but once again, JAWS becomes slow after every few minutes.
Moiz.

On 11/27/17, Mario <mrb620@hotmail.com> wrote:
Moiz, please let us know what the tech did to fix the problem.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Alan Robbins [mailto:alan1057@me.com]
Sent: Monday, Nov 27, 2017 7:34 AM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

I would suggest contacting VFO via email or phone

Al

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz
tundawala
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 4:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear All,
JAWS 18 becomes slow and sluggish on my Windows 10 laptop after every
few minutes. I get it back to working normally by unloading and
reloading the application. Strangely enough, I have also noticed that
JAWS starts working fine even after I open and close Kurzweil. But this
lasts only a few minutes and the problem returns, until I repeat the
cycle all over again.
I have tried doing a clean installation of JAWS and have also got my
computer formatted. But nothing seems to be helping. What may be wrong
here?
Thanks,
Moiz.







.









.


Re: JAWS and Malwarebytes

Mario
 

can you try reinstalling MB again? BTW, what version is it and from
where did you download it?

------- Original Message --------
From: Ibrahim Ajayi [mailto:kobisko@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, Nov 27, 2017 9:52 AM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS and Malwarebytes

I did reboot the computer after the installation, although that was
not a requirement. But it still didn't work. I don't know any other
thing I can do.

On 11/27/17, Mario <mrb620@hotmail.com> wrote:
did you try rebooting the computer? I have occasionally experienced when
a program will not start, rebooting the computer often fixes the
problem. if MB still doesn't work, what else have you tried?


-------- Original Message --------
From: Ibrahim Ajayi [mailto:kobisko@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, Nov 27, 2017 8:40 AM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS and Malwarebytes

Hello:
Does anyone use malwarebytes. I've just installed it on my computer,
and it is not working. Each time I attempt to use it, it does not
open.
I use JAWS16, and I use windows 7-32bit.
If anyone uses it, how do you use it. I launched it from the start
menu, and also from the all programs submenu, but as I said it didn't
open.
Please help if you can.
From Ibrahim.



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Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

moiz tundawala
 

Dear Alan,
I have got in touch with them on several occasions. Hasn't helped.
Moiz.

On 11/27/17, Alan Robbins <alan1057@me.com> wrote:
I would suggest contacting VFO via email or phone

Al

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz
tundawala
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 4:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear All,
JAWS 18 becomes slow and sluggish on my Windows 10 laptop after every few
minutes. I get it back to working normally by unloading and reloading the
application. Strangely enough, I have also noticed that JAWS starts working
fine even after I open and close Kurzweil. But this lasts only a few minutes
and the problem returns, until I repeat the cycle all over again.
I have tried doing a clean installation of JAWS and have also got my
computer formatted. But nothing seems to be helping. What may be wrong
here?
Thanks,
Moiz.








Re: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

moiz tundawala
 

Dear Mario,
They asked me to uninstall JAWS with all its registry files and
reinstall it once again. I followed their instructions but this didn't
solve the problem. Then I got my computer formatted, but JAWS is as
slow and sluggish as before.
VFO just wrote back once again saying that some other programme might
be interfering with JAWS and that I should go into settings of
programmes like my antivirus and make an exception for Freedom
Scientific. I have uninstalled my antivirus completely to see what
happens, but once again, JAWS becomes slow after every few minutes.
Moiz.

On 11/27/17, Mario <mrb620@hotmail.com> wrote:
Moiz, please let us know what the tech did to fix the problem.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Alan Robbins [mailto:alan1057@me.com]
Sent: Monday, Nov 27, 2017 7:34 AM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

I would suggest contacting VFO via email or phone

Al

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of moiz
tundawala
Sent: Sunday, November 26, 2017 4:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS 18 slow and sluggish on Windows 10

Dear All,
JAWS 18 becomes slow and sluggish on my Windows 10 laptop after every
few minutes. I get it back to working normally by unloading and
reloading the application. Strangely enough, I have also noticed that
JAWS starts working fine even after I open and close Kurzweil. But this
lasts only a few minutes and the problem returns, until I repeat the
cycle all over again.
I have tried doing a clean installation of JAWS and have also got my
computer formatted. But nothing seems to be helping. What may be wrong
here?
Thanks,
Moiz.







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