Re: JFW with Laptop

I have no doubt that they will be shipping but since it's not shipping yet, 
we don't know for certain what will be included.

Johnnie Apple Seed

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "BD" <bram4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2004 12:49 PM
Subject: Re: JFW with Laptop


I plan to use Dongle for a while yes. And one never knows how this new
system will be out of the gate. They will be shipping 6.0 in December
according to FS person I communicated with which will then be implementing
the internet authorizing system.

Brad




At 12:38 PM 11/20/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>actually, you will still be able to use your dongle and may be compelled to
>do so for a while longer as since they aren't actually shipping 6.0 at the
>moment, we cannot know with certainty that quella will be no more.
>
>Johnnie Apple Seed
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Bruce Toews" <coke_drinker@xxxxxxxx>
>To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2004 12:18 PM
>Subject: Re: JFW with Laptop
>
>
>Yeah, but which December? <GRIN>
>
>Bruce
>
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>On Sat, 20 Nov 2004, BD wrote:
>
> > Thanks for the tips. I do currently have the Dongle version however, 
> > come
> > December Jaws version 6 will be authorizing via online so no more need 
> > for
> > Dongle or floppy drives. I'll keep your message here for future 
> > reference.
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Brad
> >
> > at 11:22 AM 11/20/2004 -0500, you wrote:
> >> Hi Brad,
> >> I have a Dell laptop the 6250 which I bought off of someone. In the
> >> beginning I used the laptop keyboard. I now use an external keyboard. 
> >> It
> >> makes playihng games easier, and it makes using Kurzweil easier to use. 
> >> I
> >> didn't notice a floppy drive mentioned. Does that Dell have a floppy
> >> drive
> >> on it? You will need it to authorize Jaws. Either a floppy drive or a
> >> dongle
> >> version of Jaws or even an external floppy drive. I would assume that
> >> your
> >> Dell like mine has what is called a function key on it. Jaws won't say
> >> function key so you will either need someone with sight to help you, or
> >> do
> >> what I did, and just play around until you find the function key. You 
> >> can
> >> use this function key with other keys in place of the numpad. For 
> >> example
> >> function key plus p will bring you into the jaws cursor. Function key
> >> plus
> >> the semicolon key will bring back into the pc cursor. If your insert 
> >> key
> >> is
> >> in a good place you won't need to use the caps lock as your jaws key.
> >> Also
> >> remember to set your keyboard to the regular laptop layout. If I can 
> >> help
> >> you further with the function key or anything just let me know.
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "BD" <bram4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: "JFW List" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2004 10:48 AM
> >> Subject: JFW with Laptop
> >>
> >>
> >>> I am considering purchasing a laptop and have a couple questions.
> >>>
> >>> 1. Having always used a desktop with num pad navigation, I'm concerned
> >>> in=20
> >>> the usability of navigation keys with Jaws. Is there documentation=20
> >>> somewhere that explains the keys used for navigation using a laptop?
> >>> I=20
> >>> looked around at the basic instruction files but didn't see 
> >>> references=
> >>> there.
> >>>
> >>> 2. Unfamiliar with laptop components and not a techy person, I am=20
> >>> considering a Dell 8600 with the below specs, would this suffice to
> >>> work=20
> >>> with Jaws? Does anyone use Jaws successfully with a Dell 8600? I
> >>> would=20
> >>> rather an AMD processor which Dell doesn't offer but I have a newer
> >>> Dell=20
> >>> Demension 8300 desktop and have had no issue at all with Jaws so leery
> >>> of=20
> >>> switching.
> >>>
> >>> * Processor: Intel=AE Pentium=AE M Processor 755(2GHz/400MHz FSB) 15.4
> >>> WUXGA
> >>> * Operating system: Microsoft XP Pro operating system
> >>> * Memory:  1GB DDR SDRAM 2 Dimms
> >>> * Video Card: 128MB DDR ATI's MOBILITY=AE RADEON=99 9600 PROTURBO
> >>> * Hard Drive: 60GB Hard Drive at 7200RPM
> >>> * They didn't give option for a sound card so assume an integrated
> >>> one...=20
> >>> which I am not sure I like. The 9200 series does use SB Audigy but
> >>> much=20
> >>> more expensive notebook
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>>
> >>> Brad
> >>>
> >>>
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> > Brad
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