[access-uk] Re: Windows Media Center JAWS or WindoEyes

Hi Steve.

I'm actually going to talk over with Pauline the issue of me upgrading my 
computer and moving to WindowEyes, over the weekend, so I'll probably get 
back to you next week.

Incidentally, how long does it take to arrive?

Best wishes.
Andy

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Nutt" <steve@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 10:01 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Windows Media Center JAWS or WindoEyes


> Hi Andy,
>
> It is better than you think.  Moving to Window-Eyes is only 520 pounds, =
> not
> 602, as you state.
>
> All the best
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf =
> Of
> Andy Logue
> Sent: 18 January 2007 15:22
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Windows Media Center JAWS or WindoEyes
>
> Hi Jack.
>
> My current screen reader is JAWS 6.  It will cost me =A3190 to upgrade =
> to JAWS
> 8, but God knows how much it would be to get JAWS 8 Professional.  =
> Moving
> onto WindowEyes, is I believe, =A3602, so perhaps I'm only talking about =
> a
> difference of =A3200 or less.
>
> I never purchased JAWS 7.  I'd be going from 6 to 8 for almost =A3200.=20
> Apparently, so I've been told, that I'm paying for version 7.  This is a
> rip-off and it has been happening since I was on JAWS 3.5.
>
> As for your last point about the learning curve.  I'm 53 years old now =
> and
> my memory is as highly tuned as one of my hens.  I do find retaining
> complicated information very difficult these days, perhaps a result of =
> all
> the beer I take over the weekends.  To make matters worse, I'd need also =
> to
> learn how to use the Windows Media Center.  However, I could keep my old
> computer for the stuff that I need to do quickly and spend some time =
> each
> evening on the new computer. - A  bright light just went off in my head!
>
> Very best wishes.
> Andy
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jack Goodfellow" <goodfellow1985@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2007 2:29 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Windows Media Center JAWS or WindoEyes
>
>
>> depends. what is your primary screen reader? do you use both? what
>> would cost less? and, ultimately,  would switching to a new screen
>> reader environment be hard to learn?That's how i'd base my decission.
>>
>> Jack
>>
>> On 1/18/07, Andy Logue <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi all.
>>>
>>> Looks like my new computer will be a Windows Media Center.  I'll have =
> to
>>> upgrade to JAWS 8 Professional or WindowEyes 6, in order to access =
> it.
>>>
>>> What do people think?  Should I stick with JAWS or move to =
> WindowEyes?
>>>
>>> I'd love to hear from Media Center users as there has been very =
> little=20
>>> mail
>>> recently discussing this OS, which is surprising as XP Home appears =
> to be
>
>>> on
>>> the way out, and most of the new computers that I have seen on sites =
> over
>>> the last week have been Window Media Center machines.
>>>
>>> Best wishes.
>>> Andy
>>>
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