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Success with win 11 and Jaws 2021

Randy Barnett <blindmansbluff09@...>
 

Hi, I was having a lot of issues with my win 10 and needed to reinstall. But I decided to turn off legacy mode in the Bios and enable secure boot and TPM. Did a clean install of windows 11 insider preview and so far all is good! Settings are way different but in some ways better. After some time I think it will be better than win 10. i

    will update if I have any major issues.


Re: Restarting JAWS

clarence carter
 

That JAWS plus Windows key plus F4 is a real hand key. Is there a way to creat a hot key for that or will provoking it just restart JAWS? I did try it and it works.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Saturday, September 4, 2021 2:23 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Restarting JAWS

 

If Jaws locks up for some reason the first keystroke you should try is the Jaws restart command which first unloads Jaws and then reloads it. The fact Jaws is gone does not necessarily mean it has completely unloaded so this is always my first option.

The keyboard shortcut is Jaws Key + Windows Key + F4, if you try this in a normal place like when Jaws is running and you are on the desktop or whatever you will find that after about 8 or 10 seconds Jaws restarts. If Jaws has locked up I usually give it at least 20 or 25 seconds to see if it sorts itself out, if not then you can manually reload Jaws.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of NFB Lab 4
Sent: September 3, 2021 8:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Restarting JAWS

 

Hi Clarence, I use the windows are run command and type in JAWS2021

 

On Sep 3, 2021, at 8:58 PM, clarence carter via groups.io <clcarter@...> wrote:



I have run into a problem with The latest JAWS. When I am moving around the web it will lock up. When I try to restart JAWS with Control-Alt-JAWS it just sits there.

 

I have put the start shortcut in the properties page, but JAWS just ignores it. The only way that I can get it to come back is to go to the desktop and start it from the icon.

 

Is there a way that I can reset JAWS so that it can just startup without having to resort to the desktop icon?

 


Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

Bill White
 

Hi, Cynthia. Unless you are in a browser or other program, there should not be a full screen mode. The closest thing to this when navigating inside a folder with Windows File Explorer is to maximize the screen with ALT plus Space Bar, followed by X.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cynthia Bruce
Sent: Saturday, September 4, 2021 11:54 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

Hi All,

 

So, it seems that if I am not in full screen mode this problem is happening. Is there a key stroke to change this? This seems to be a new problem.

 

Cynthia

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Kevin Minor
Sent: September 3, 2021 4:04 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

Hy Cynthia.

 

Try going into other folders and see if you have the same problem. I was having weird problems with Windows a few weeks ago. The only thing that I did that was different that seemed to fix my problem was completely shut down my computer so it turned off. It was off for about an hour. When I started it, things seemed to work better.

 

Hope you get this working.

 

Kevin, Valerie and Jilly

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Cynthia Bruce
Sent: Friday, September 3, 2021 2:54 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

When I go into file explorer, it reads my frequently used folders and recent we used folders and documents fine. When I click on documents to go into my larger list of folders, it doesn’t read any of them all of a sudden.

 

On Sep 3, 2021, at 3:40 PM, Sieghard Weitzel <sieghard@...> wrote:



Can you explain exactly what you do so some of us can reproduce your steps?

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Cynthia Bruce
Sent: September 3, 2021 11:29 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

I did try rebooting both documents and the laptop. I do have this version of JAWS, so are you saying I need to install it again?

 

Thanks,

 

Cynthia

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: September 3, 2021 3:25 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

Hi, Cynthia. First, have you tried rebooting the computer, or at least, quitting JAWS and restarting it? I have the latest JAWS version, and am not having this problem. If restarting JAWS doesn't work, try doing a JAWS repair by running the JAWS installer for the latest version of JAWS. I will post a link to that version below.

 

JAWS 2021.2107.12    - July 2021

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cynthia Bruce
Sent: Friday, September 3, 2021 11:15 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

Hi All,

 

Has anyone encountered this issue? I am running what I think is the most recent version of JAWS 2021 and windows 10. This just happened all of a sudden.

 

Thanks for any insight you might have,

 

Cynthia


Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

Cynthia Bruce
 

Hi All,

 

So, it seems that if I am not in full screen mode this problem is happening. Is there a key stroke to change this? This seems to be a new problem.

 

Cynthia

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Kevin Minor
Sent: September 3, 2021 4:04 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

Hy Cynthia.

 

Try going into other folders and see if you have the same problem. I was having weird problems with Windows a few weeks ago. The only thing that I did that was different that seemed to fix my problem was completely shut down my computer so it turned off. It was off for about an hour. When I started it, things seemed to work better.

 

Hope you get this working.

 

Kevin, Valerie and Jilly

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Cynthia Bruce
Sent: Friday, September 3, 2021 2:54 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

When I go into file explorer, it reads my frequently used folders and recent we used folders and documents fine. When I click on documents to go into my larger list of folders, it doesn’t read any of them all of a sudden.

 

On Sep 3, 2021, at 3:40 PM, Sieghard Weitzel <sieghard@...> wrote:



Can you explain exactly what you do so some of us can reproduce your steps?

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Cynthia Bruce
Sent: September 3, 2021 11:29 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

I did try rebooting both documents and the laptop. I do have this version of JAWS, so are you saying I need to install it again?

 

Thanks,

 

Cynthia

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: September 3, 2021 3:25 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

Hi, Cynthia. First, have you tried rebooting the computer, or at least, quitting JAWS and restarting it? I have the latest JAWS version, and am not having this problem. If restarting JAWS doesn't work, try doing a JAWS repair by running the JAWS installer for the latest version of JAWS. I will post a link to that version below.

 

JAWS 2021.2107.12    - July 2021

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cynthia Bruce
Sent: Friday, September 3, 2021 11:15 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS not speaking file names in document folders all of a sudden

 

Hi All,

 

Has anyone encountered this issue? I am running what I think is the most recent version of JAWS 2021 and windows 10. This just happened all of a sudden.

 

Thanks for any insight you might have,

 

Cynthia


layout navigation

leonard morris
 

I am using Jaws v2021. I forgot how to change the layout view so MLB games listing reads using the left and right arrow keys instead of the up and down arrow keys. For example, Tigers vs. Reds     DET: BSDET CIN: BSOH     DET: 97.1 CIN: WLW

I hope this makes since!


Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

O.Addison Gethers
 

OK Ridchard  and thanks

Addison

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Friday, September 03, 2021 9:14 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Launch Firefox.

Press insert+control+v

Jaws will speak the version.

If you cannot remember it and want to copy it exactly, after Jaws speaks it, press insert+spacebar, then h for speech history.

Arrow up once or twice then back down and you should hear the last thing in the speech history as the Firefox version number, then use shift+down arrow to select it and then control+c to copy and Control+v to paste.

 

This is what I got when I did the above steps.

 

Firefox Version 92.0

 

HTH,

 

Richard

“Reality is the leading cause of stress for those who are in touch with it.” – Jane Wagner

 

My Web site: https://www.turner42.com

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of O.Addison Gethers
Sent: Friday, September 3, 2021 5:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Hello there

I’m asking  how can I get what version of firefox I’m using to copy  clipboard  so I can tell you all what version of firefox I have ?  I hope you understand  what I’m asking

Addison

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cohn, Jonathan via groups.io
Sent: Friday, September 03, 2021 6:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Hello,

I'm not sure what you are asking here. Are you wanting a specific version of Firefox for your computer? Generally, Firefox will automatically upgrade about every 6 weeks.

There are ways to reduce this or prevent automatic updates, and there are also ways to download a specific version of Firefox though generally, I would recommend against doing that.

 

Jonathan C. Cohn 

On Sep 3, 2021, at 17:11, O.Addison Gethers <o.addisongethers@...> wrote:

 

HiAl 

How cnI gtndcopy the erin ffirfxI h? Becae Jaw I tradigprorl on fif 

Addison

 


Re: Edge blocking downloads.

Randy Barnett <blindmansbluff09@...>
 

The first time i opened edge after the clean install of windows it tromped me to update to the latest version. This took me to the Microsoft page for edge. When I clicked on the link to download the latest version of Edge, Edge blocked its own installer from the official Microsoft website.Beleave it or ont... On 9/3/2021 11:49 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:

There is no need to install Edge if you use the 21H1 media creation tool, it already installs Edge and at best Edge would update after everything is done.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: September 3, 2021 4:59 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Edge blocking downloads.

 

I give up on edge. After a clean install of windows and all the updates, Edge prompted me to download the latest version of Edge. Guess what... It blocked its own installer.

On 9/3/2021 2:17 PM, Randy Barnett via groups.io wrote:

Well It seems downgrading

from an insider build a while back corrupted my system. Now I have the same Windows security settings you described. And things are back to what I am used to. But Edge blocked a download from my One drive account... Hopefully that is not a sign of what is to come.

 

On 9/3/2021 12:00 PM, Randy Barnett via groups.io wrote:

It would take longer to get a hold of them than it will to do this. I have got it down to a 30 minute procedure. I much prefer a clean install when windows starts having unexplained random glitches.

On 9/3/2021 11:53 AM, Edward Green wrote:

Hi,

Before you go to the bother of reinstalling Windows, you should definitely call the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk and have them try and fix it.

Cheers,

Ed

On 3 September 2021 19:51:03 "Mario" <mrb620@...> wrote:

I'm wondering if performing a reset of Windows 10 would also work, maybe?

-------- Original Message --------
From: Brian Vogel [mailto:britechguy@...]
Subject: Edge blocking downloads.
Date: Friday, September 3, 2021, 2:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
On Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 02:23 PM, Randy Barnett wrote:

thanks I think it's my system somethings corrupted so I'm gonna
reinstall it.

-
If that's something you're willing and able to do, it's the very best
way to get a known clean baseline of Windows 10 to start from.

If you have too much time invested in having added programs and have
lots of data, you could consider this before a nuke & pave: */Doing a
Windows 10 Repair Install or Feature Update Using the Windows 10 ISO
file/*
<https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1RZiHlLVtXewYBgoSvJNm9_08hj1tALPK>

Using the ISO file method gets you as close to a completely clean
install as you can get without taking "the thermonuclear option" first.
--

Brian -Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043

*/It is the function of creative men to perceive the relations between
thoughts, or things, or forms of expression that may seem utterly
different, and to be able to combine them into some new forms--the power
to connect the seemingly unconnected./*

    ~ William Plomer


 


Re: Edge blocking downloads.

 

There is no need to install Edge if you use the 21H1 media creation tool, it already installs Edge and at best Edge would update after everything is done.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: September 3, 2021 4:59 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Edge blocking downloads.

 

I give up on edge. After a clean install of windows and all the updates, Edge prompted me to download the latest version of Edge. Guess what... It blocked its own installer.

On 9/3/2021 2:17 PM, Randy Barnett via groups.io wrote:

Well It seems downgrading

from an insider build a while back corrupted my system. Now I have the same Windows security settings you described. And things are back to what I am used to. But Edge blocked a download from my One drive account... Hopefully that is not a sign of what is to come.

 

On 9/3/2021 12:00 PM, Randy Barnett via groups.io wrote:

It would take longer to get a hold of them than it will to do this. I have got it down to a 30 minute procedure. I much prefer a clean install when windows starts having unexplained random glitches.

On 9/3/2021 11:53 AM, Edward Green wrote:

Hi,

Before you go to the bother of reinstalling Windows, you should definitely call the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk and have them try and fix it.

Cheers,

Ed

On 3 September 2021 19:51:03 "Mario" <mrb620@...> wrote:

I'm wondering if performing a reset of Windows 10 would also work, maybe?

-------- Original Message --------
From: Brian Vogel [mailto:britechguy@...]
Subject: Edge blocking downloads.
Date: Friday, September 3, 2021, 2:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
On Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 02:23 PM, Randy Barnett wrote:

thanks I think it's my system somethings corrupted so I'm gonna
reinstall it.

-
If that's something you're willing and able to do, it's the very best
way to get a known clean baseline of Windows 10 to start from.

If you have too much time invested in having added programs and have
lots of data, you could consider this before a nuke & pave: */Doing a
Windows 10 Repair Install or Feature Update Using the Windows 10 ISO
file/*
<https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1RZiHlLVtXewYBgoSvJNm9_08hj1tALPK>

Using the ISO file method gets you as close to a completely clean
install as you can get without taking "the thermonuclear option" first.
--

Brian -Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043

*/It is the function of creative men to perceive the relations between
thoughts, or things, or forms of expression that may seem utterly
different, and to be able to combine them into some new forms--the power
to connect the seemingly unconnected./*

    ~ William Plomer


 


Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

You can press Jaws Key + Control + V twice quickly and the version will already be in the virtual viewer where you can press Control + A to select all and then Control + C to copy.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: September 3, 2021 6:14 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Launch Firefox.

Press insert+control+v

Jaws will speak the version.

If you cannot remember it and want to copy it exactly, after Jaws speaks it, press insert+spacebar, then h for speech history.

Arrow up once or twice then back down and you should hear the last thing in the speech history as the Firefox version number, then use shift+down arrow to select it and then control+c to copy and Control+v to paste.

 

This is what I got when I did the above steps.

 

Firefox Version 92.0

 

HTH,

 

Richard

“Reality is the leading cause of stress for those who are in touch with it.” – Jane Wagner

 

My Web site: https://www.turner42.com

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of O.Addison Gethers
Sent: Friday, September 3, 2021 5:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Hello there

I’m asking  how can I get what version of firefox I’m using to copy  clipboard  so I can tell you all what version of firefox I have ?  I hope you understand  what I’m asking

Addison

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cohn, Jonathan via groups.io
Sent: Friday, September 03, 2021 6:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Hello,

I'm not sure what you are asking here. Are you wanting a specific version of Firefox for your computer? Generally, Firefox will automatically upgrade about every 6 weeks.

There are ways to reduce this or prevent automatic updates, and there are also ways to download a specific version of Firefox though generally, I would recommend against doing that.

 

Jonathan C. Cohn 

On Sep 3, 2021, at 17:11, O.Addison Gethers <o.addisongethers@...> wrote:

 

HiAl 

How cnI gtndcopy the erin ffirfxI h? Becae Jaw I tradigprorl on fif 

Addison

 


Re: Restarting JAWS

 

If Jaws locks up for some reason the first keystroke you should try is the Jaws restart command which first unloads Jaws and then reloads it. The fact Jaws is gone does not necessarily mean it has completely unloaded so this is always my first option.

The keyboard shortcut is Jaws Key + Windows Key + F4, if you try this in a normal place like when Jaws is running and you are on the desktop or whatever you will find that after about 8 or 10 seconds Jaws restarts. If Jaws has locked up I usually give it at least 20 or 25 seconds to see if it sorts itself out, if not then you can manually reload Jaws.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of NFB Lab 4
Sent: September 3, 2021 8:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Restarting JAWS

 

Hi Clarence, I use the windows are run command and type in JAWS2021



On Sep 3, 2021, at 8:58 PM, clarence carter via groups.io <clcarter@...> wrote:



I have run into a problem with The latest JAWS. When I am moving around the web it will lock up. When I try to restart JAWS with Control-Alt-JAWS it just sits there.

 

I have put the start shortcut in the properties page, but JAWS just ignores it. The only way that I can get it to come back is to go to the desktop and start it from the icon.

 

Is there a way that I can reset JAWS so that it can just startup without having to resort to the desktop icon?

 


Re: Restarting JAWS

NFB Lab 4
 

Hi Clarence, I use the windows are run command and type in JAWS2021


On Sep 3, 2021, at 8:58 PM, clarence carter via groups.io <clcarter@...> wrote:



I have run into a problem with The latest JAWS. When I am moving around the web it will lock up. When I try to restart JAWS with Control-Alt-JAWS it just sits there.

 

I have put the start shortcut in the properties page, but JAWS just ignores it. The only way that I can get it to come back is to go to the desktop and start it from the icon.

 

Is there a way that I can reset JAWS so that it can just startup without having to resort to the desktop icon?

 


Re: Edge blocking downloads.

Randy Barnett <blindmansbluff09@...>
 

Hi, Thanks for this. Typing internet options into the windows search brought up a screen I haven't found before. I already turned off reputation based  settings and several other options in the security settings.

On 9/3/2021 5:25 PM, Hareth wrote:

Try the "internet Options" security settings, enable file downloads in
custom level in security tab.
also see the "reputation based settings" in windows defender,, it has
a lot to do with browsers and downloads.
TC

On 9/4/21, Randy Barnett <blindmansbluff09@gmail.com> wrote:
I give up on edge. After a clean install of windows and all the updates,
Edge prompted me to download the latest version of Edge. Guess what...
It blocked its own installer.
On 9/3/2021 2:17 PM, Randy Barnett via groups.io wrote:
Well It seems downgrading

from an insider build a while back corrupted my system. Now I have the
same Windows security settings you described. And things are back to
what I am used to. But Edge blocked a download from my One drive
account... Hopefully that is not a sign of what is to come.

On 9/3/2021 12:00 PM, Randy Barnett via groups.io wrote:
It would take longer to get a hold of them than it will to do this. I
have got it down to a 30 minute procedure. I much prefer a clean
install when windows starts having unexplained random glitches.

On 9/3/2021 11:53 AM, Edward Green wrote:
Hi,

Before you go to the bother of reinstalling Windows, you should
definitely call the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk and have them
try and fix it.

Cheers,

Ed

On 3 September 2021 19:51:03 "Mario" <mrb620@hotmail.com> wrote:

I'm wondering if performing a reset of Windows 10 would also work,
maybe?

-------- Original Message --------
From: Brian Vogel [mailto:britechguy@gmail.com]
Subject: Edge blocking downloads.
Date: Friday, September 3, 2021, 2:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
On Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 02:23 PM, Randy Barnett wrote:

thanks I think it's my system somethings corrupted so I'm gonna
reinstall it.

-
If that's something you're willing and able to do, it's the very best
way to get a known clean baseline of Windows 10 to start from.

If you have too much time invested in having added programs and have
lots of data, you could consider this before a nuke & pave: */Doing a
Windows 10 Repair Install or Feature Update Using the Windows 10 ISO
file/*
<https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1RZiHlLVtXewYBgoSvJNm9_08hj1tALPK

<https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1RZiHlLVtXewYBgoSvJNm9_08hj1tALPK>>

Using the ISO file method gets you as close to a completely clean
install as you can get without taking "the thermonuclear option"
first.
--

Brian -Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043

*/It is the function of creative men to perceive the relations between
thoughts, or things, or forms of expression that may seem utterly
different, and to be able to combine them into some new forms--the
power
to connect the seemingly unconnected./*

    ~ William Plomer








Re: USB stick issue/question

Bill White
 

Hi, Madison. The best way I know to prevent this behavior is,

1. Open Windows Settings with Windows key plus I.
2. TAB to the settings categories, and Right Arrow to Devices, and press
ENTER.
3. TAB to Devices categories, arrow down to Autoplay, and press ENTER.
4. TAB to Choose AutoPlay defaults, Removable drive Combo box, and arrow up
to "Do nothing", and press ENTER.

The down side to this is that, when you plug in your drive, you will need to
use Windows key plus E to go to Windows Explorer, and navigate to your
stick. It won't come up automatically this way.

Bill White

billwhite92701@att.net

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Madison
Martin
Sent: Friday, September 3, 2021 3:06 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: USB stick issue/question

I have a USB stick that I leave plugged into my laptop, but lately I've been
noticing that it just randomely comes up. I'll be writing an email or
something
and all of a sudden it just pops up when I haven't touched it or anything,
it
used to only open up when I'd plug it into my laptop. I find this rather
annoying, I'm perfectly capable of opening it whenever I need/want to, I
don't
need/want it opening up for no reason. Any idea why this is happening and
what I
can do to stop it (other then not having it plugged into my laptop all the
time)? Using latest versions of Jaws and Windows 10. Thanks for any help,
Madison


Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of Firefox ?

Ben Moxey
 

Hi Addison

 

Press JAWS + Control+ V (for Victor) twice quickly from within Firefox. This will present the version information in the virtual viewer so you can copy it using standard text editing commands.

 

All the best.

 

Ben

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of O.Addison Gethers
Sent: Saturday, 4 September 2021 10:39 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Hello there

I’m asking  how can I get what version of firefox I’m using to copy  clipboard  so I can tell you all what version of firefox I have ?  I hope you understand  what I’m asking

Addison

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cohn, Jonathan via groups.io
Sent: Friday, September 03, 2021 6:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Hello,

I'm not sure what you are asking here. Are you wanting a specific version of Firefox for your computer? Generally, Firefox will automatically upgrade about every 6 weeks.

There are ways to reduce this or prevent automatic updates, and there are also ways to download a specific version of Firefox though generally, I would recommend against doing that.

 

Jonathan C. Cohn 

On Sep 3, 2021, at 17:11, O.Addison Gethers <o.addisongethers@...> wrote:

 

HiAl 

How cnI gtndcopy the erin ffirfxI h? Becae Jaw I tradigprorl on fif 

Addison

 


Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

Hareth
 

This should work with any program after opening it.
Press and hold insert plus ctrl, and hit the letter V twice quickly
you'd get a text like info to copy.
TC

On 9/4/21, O.Addison Gethers <o.addisongethers@gmail.com> wrote:
Hello there

I'm asking how can I get what version of firefox I'm using to copy
clipboard so I can tell you all what version of firefox I have ? I hope
you understand what I'm asking

Addison



From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cohn,
Jonathan via groups.io
Sent: Friday, September 03, 2021 6:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?



Hello,

I'm not sure what you are asking here. Are you wanting a specific version
of
Firefox for your computer? Generally, Firefox will automatically upgrade
about every 6 weeks.

There are ways to reduce this or prevent automatic updates, and there are
also ways to download a specific version of Firefox though generally, I
would recommend against doing that.



Jonathan C. Cohn



On Sep 3, 2021, at 17:11, O.Addison Gethers <o.addisongethers@gmail.com>
wrote:



HiAl

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Addison











Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

Richard Turner
 

Launch Firefox.

Press insert+control+v

Jaws will speak the version.

If you cannot remember it and want to copy it exactly, after Jaws speaks it, press insert+spacebar, then h for speech history.

Arrow up once or twice then back down and you should hear the last thing in the speech history as the Firefox version number, then use shift+down arrow to select it and then control+c to copy and Control+v to paste.

 

This is what I got when I did the above steps.

 

Firefox Version 92.0

 

HTH,

 

Richard

“Reality is the leading cause of stress for those who are in touch with it.” – Jane Wagner

 

My Web site: https://www.turner42.com

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of O.Addison Gethers
Sent: Friday, September 3, 2021 5:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Hello there

I’m asking  how can I get what version of firefox I’m using to copy  clipboard  so I can tell you all what version of firefox I have ?  I hope you understand  what I’m asking

Addison

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cohn, Jonathan via groups.io
Sent: Friday, September 03, 2021 6:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Hello,

I'm not sure what you are asking here. Are you wanting a specific version of Firefox for your computer? Generally, Firefox will automatically upgrade about every 6 weeks.

There are ways to reduce this or prevent automatic updates, and there are also ways to download a specific version of Firefox though generally, I would recommend against doing that.

 

Jonathan C. Cohn 

On Sep 3, 2021, at 17:11, O.Addison Gethers <o.addisongethers@...> wrote:

 

HiAl 

How cnI gtndcopy the erin ffirfxI h? Becae Jaw I tradigprorl on fif 

Addison

 


Re: USB stick issue/question

tom x
 

I also have a USB stick permanently inserted into my desktop which acts as an additional drive. Windows 10 wanted to regularly scan  the new Sandisk 32 gb stick for errors only after about a month. The Sandisk was replaced with a Samsung 32 gb stick and it has been working without problems for nearly 12 months.   


As others have suggested, it would be worth doing a few tests with other ports and sticks prior to replacing the stick.

Cheers


Tom





On 4/09/2021 8:06 am, Madison Martin wrote:
> I have a USB stick that I leave plugged into my laptop, but lately > I've been noticing that it just randomely comes up. I'll be writing > an email or something and all of a sudden it just pops up when I > haven't touched it or anything, it used to only open up when I'd plug > it into my laptop. I find this rather annoying, I'm perfectly capable > of opening it whenever I need/want to, I don't need/want it opening > up for no reason. Any idea why this is happening and what I can do > to stop it (other then not having it plugged into my laptop all the > time)? Using latest versions of Jaws and Windows 10. Thanks for any > help, Madison > > > > > > > > .


Restarting JAWS

clarence carter
 

I have run into a problem with The latest JAWS. When I am moving around the web it will lock up. When I try to restart JAWS with Control-Alt-JAWS it just sits there.

 

I have put the start shortcut in the properties page, but JAWS just ignores it. The only way that I can get it to come back is to go to the desktop and start it from the icon.

 

Is there a way that I can reset JAWS so that it can just startup without having to resort to the desktop icon?

 


Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

O.Addison Gethers
 

Hello there

I’m asking  how can I get what version of firefox I’m using to copy  clipboard  so I can tell you all what version of firefox I have ?  I hope you understand  what I’m asking

Addison

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cohn, Jonathan via groups.io
Sent: Friday, September 03, 2021 6:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws2021 How can I copy the version of firefox ?

 

Hello,

I'm not sure what you are asking here. Are you wanting a specific version of Firefox for your computer? Generally, Firefox will automatically upgrade about every 6 weeks.

There are ways to reduce this or prevent automatic updates, and there are also ways to download a specific version of Firefox though generally, I would recommend against doing that.

 

Jonathan C. Cohn 

On Sep 3, 2021, at 17:11, O.Addison Gethers <o.addisongethers@...> wrote:

 

HiAl 

How cnI gtndcopy the erin ffirfxI h? Becae Jaw I tradigprorl on fif 

Addison

 


Re: Edge blocking downloads.

Hareth
 

the 1st, meant the internet options within the control panel.
TC

On 9/4/21, Hareth <hareth4m@gmail.com> wrote:
Try the "internet Options" security settings, enable file downloads in
custom level in security tab.
also see the "reputation based settings" in windows defender,, it has
a lot to do with browsers and downloads.
TC

On 9/4/21, Randy Barnett <blindmansbluff09@gmail.com> wrote:
I give up on edge. After a clean install of windows and all the updates,
Edge prompted me to download the latest version of Edge. Guess what...
It blocked its own installer.
On 9/3/2021 2:17 PM, Randy Barnett via groups.io wrote:

Well It seems downgrading

from an insider build a while back corrupted my system. Now I have the
same Windows security settings you described. And things are back to
what I am used to. But Edge blocked a download from my One drive
account... Hopefully that is not a sign of what is to come.

On 9/3/2021 12:00 PM, Randy Barnett via groups.io wrote:

It would take longer to get a hold of them than it will to do this. I
have got it down to a 30 minute procedure. I much prefer a clean
install when windows starts having unexplained random glitches.

On 9/3/2021 11:53 AM, Edward Green wrote:

Hi,

Before you go to the bother of reinstalling Windows, you should
definitely call the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk and have them
try and fix it.

Cheers,

Ed

On 3 September 2021 19:51:03 "Mario" <mrb620@hotmail.com> wrote:

I'm wondering if performing a reset of Windows 10 would also work,
maybe?

-------- Original Message --------
From: Brian Vogel [mailto:britechguy@gmail.com]
Subject: Edge blocking downloads.
Date: Friday, September 3, 2021, 2:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
On Fri, Sep 3, 2021 at 02:23 PM, Randy Barnett wrote:

thanks I think it's my system somethings corrupted so I'm gonna
reinstall it.

-
If that's something you're willing and able to do, it's the very best
way to get a known clean baseline of Windows 10 to start from.

If you have too much time invested in having added programs and have
lots of data, you could consider this before a nuke & pave: */Doing a
Windows 10 Repair Install or Feature Update Using the Windows 10 ISO
file/*
<https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1RZiHlLVtXewYBgoSvJNm9_08hj1tALPK

<https://drive.google.com/uc?export=download&id=1RZiHlLVtXewYBgoSvJNm9_08hj1tALPK>>

Using the ISO file method gets you as close to a completely clean
install as you can get without taking "the thermonuclear option"
first.
--

Brian -Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043

*/It is the function of creative men to perceive the relations
between
thoughts, or things, or forms of expression that may seem utterly
different, and to be able to combine them into some new forms--the
power
to connect the seemingly unconnected./*

    ~ William Plomer







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