Re: JAWS 10 and Parallels 3 for Macintosh

It's very interesting. What you do is install software that allows you to 
create, manage and run "virtual machines" on the host. A virtual machine is 
basically a physical computer running on top of your host (main) computer.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "alice dampman" <alicedh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 24, 2009 3:10 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS 10 and Parallels 3 for Macintosh


This is all very interesting and rather intriguing... so are you using a Mac
or a PC? What's a virtual Mac environment or whatever you call it? Can you
explain this whole setup a little?
Thanks,
Alice
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Susan Baur" <susan@xxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 7:16 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS 10 and Parallels 3 for Macintosh


> Hi Dave,
>
> Unfortunately, the fix was to not use Parallels but to use VMWare's
> Fusion instead. It worked first try. Academic price for Fusion is $40
> so that was definitely affordable for me.
>
> --Susan
>
>
> On Feb 23, 2009, at 3:59 PM, Dave wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> What was the fix to get that to work?
>> Thanks.
>> Dave.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>> Behalf
>> Of Susan Baur
>> Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 12:09 PM
>> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: Re: JAWS 10 and Parallels 3 for Macintosh
>>
>> Success! JAWS 10 is installed and working on a Macintosh virtual
>> environment
>> using VMWare Fusion 2.0.2 and a Windows XP, Service Pack 3 guest OS.
>>
>> --Susan
>>
>>
>> On Feb 23, 2009, at 9:22 AM, Susan Baur wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks for the data point Chris. I am installing XP into a VMWare
>>> Fusion VM. Hopefully that will work better than Parallels.
>>>
>>> --Susan
>>>
>>>
>>> On Feb 21, 2009, at 11:40 AM, Chris Hallsworth wrote:
>>>
>>>> I have the same problem with VMware Workstation, but only if my
>>>> Windows Guest is either Vista or 7. It's annoying and the only
>>>> stable
>>>> VM I can run are ones with XP as its guest Operating System.
>>>>
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>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "James Homuth" <james@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Sent: Friday, February 20, 2009 11:50 PM
>>>> Subject: RE: JAWS 10 and Parallels 3 for Macintosh
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> So it's definitely something with the video intercept software.
>>>> Possibly a
>>>> compatibility issue? I'm just guessing at this point, since I don't
>>>> own a mac nevermind trying to put JAWS on it. But judging by what
>>>> you're saying, it looks like it's having trouble hooking into the
>>>> video subsystem your VM uses. It's a common problem when trying to
>>>> run video intensive applications for Windows inside of a Windows VM.
>>>> Unfortunately, I have absolutely no idea how you'd go about working
>>>> around it. You might try mailing lists for either that particular VM
>>>> software or mac OS?
>>>>
>>>> James,
>>>> List Admin
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>>>> Behalf Of Susan Baur
>>>> Sent: February 20, 2009 6:42 PM
>>>> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> Subject: Re: JAWS 10 and Parallels 3 for Macintosh
>>>>
>>>> Thank you for the quick response. I downloaded JAWS/MAGic Video
>>>> Intercept from the JAWS download page and installed it, but
>>>> unfortunately it crashed my VM in what appears to be the same way
>>>> after it restarted the system.
>>>>
>>>> --Susan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Feb 20, 2009, at 3:14 PM, Blackwell, Clifford wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Did you install the video intercept manager before installing Jaws?
>>>>> It
>>>>> sounds as if that might be the problem.  I don't run the kind of
>>>>> set
>>>>> up you're talking about, but the syptoms sound like a video
>>>>> intercept problem.
>>>>>
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>>>>> Behalf Of Susan Baur
>>>>> Sent: Friday, February 20, 2009 5:11 PM
>>>>> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>> Subject: JAWS 10 and Parallels 3 for Macintosh
>>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> I am trying to get JAWS 10 installed on Windows XP running under
>>>>> Parallels 3 for Macintosh. The installer appears to run
>>>>> successfully
>>>>> then asks to restart the Virtual Machine. The VM crashes on restart
>>>>> after the Windows splash screen displays for a few moments. It will
>>>>> start up successfully in safe mode but running only in safe mode is
>>>>> not an option. Has anyone had success getting JAWS 10 to work in a
>>>>> Parallels VM? Does anyone have pointers to resources the might
>>>>> help?
>>>>> My searches on google and the freedom scientific site have not been
>>>>> helpful, though I did find one blog entry from 2007 that said they
>>>>> had gotten it to work, but no specific versions or steps were
>>>>> mentioned.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thank you for any information you can provide, --Susan
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>
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