Re: JAWS 10 and Parallels 3 for Macintosh

I thought so Susan. Enjoy!

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Susan Baur" <susan@xxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 23, 2009 5:22 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS 10 and Parallels 3 for Macintosh


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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