Re: Jaws 6.1

Sorry, I do not know the answer to your question.  I hope a more savvy 
computer user here can tell both you and me.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George Marshall" <geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: Jaws 6.1


> Hi Harry:
> I haven't downloaded 6.1 yet, still using 6.0.  Now I had just got to this
> point a minute ago, type the "0" and the system crashed.  Do you know the
> name of the xp log that lets you know what program causes the crash and 
> the
> location?
> Thanks,
> George R. Marshall
> geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "harry bates" <hdbates@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 12:07 PM
> Subject: Re: Jaws 6.1
>
>
> I would imagine it may be a problem with jaws6.1.  I used jfw6.0 with
> windows home, xp and it worked quite well, before the ilm became 
> mandatory.
> I would recommend going back to jfw5.1 in the mean time.  It works quite
> well with windows home xp.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "George Marshall" <geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 11:44 AM
> Subject: Re: Jaws 6.1
>
>
>> Hi Cher:
>> I am having the same problems with JAWS freezing, it is much worse since 
>> I
>> installed XP home and 6.0.  I don't know if 6.0 is the problem or XP, but
>> I
>> do know Windows98(SE) had less crashes, but if the problem is XP I am
>> beginning to wish I had never upgraded.
>> Thanks,
>> George R. Marshall
>> geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Cher Bosch" <Cher.Bosch@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 8:00 AM
>> Subject: Re: Jaws 6.1
>>
>>
>> Thanks for your observations, Guy.  JAWS frequently freezes when I
>> simply try to open 'My Documents' or another folder, or if I move too
>> quickly while closing a program.  I've been blaming this on the
>> computer; but now realize that it is truly a JAWS issue.  In the
>> meantime, I've increased RAM to 1 GB and updated the video driver- with
>> no improvement.  I knew that JAWS was the only thing freezeing up, but
>> could not believe that JAWS was causing all of this...  Unfortunately,
>> when this happens, Narrator is rendered mute also, and you're stuck.
>>
>> Cher
>>
>>
>>>>> guystevens@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 4/11/2005 12:56:37 AM >>>
>>
>> As a user of Jaws for only about two years I may not have the history
>> that a
>> lot of others do. But as a former systems analyst and applications
>> programmer I feel qualified to make the following observations.
>>
>> Since 5.0 I have found and reported several small bugs in various areas
>> of
>> the program. The biggest of which is the apparent instability during
>> long
>> periods of fast keystrokes and it's habit of loosing focus in large
>> folders.
>> I realize that not all bugs will be fixed right away, but these are
>> simple
>> things that probably affect many other areas to.
>>
>> As of the release of 6.1 I am finding a large number of people I talk
>> to who
>> use the program a lot more than I do are getting increasingly angry at
>> the
>> lack of response to bug reports. It seems that many of the reported
>> bugs
>> have gone through several versions with little or no improvement. If I
>> had
>> turned out a product of this quality I would have lost my job.
>>
>> Jaws has allowed me to return to work after a ten year absence, so
>> please
>> don't let it all go to waste by not paying attention to the end users
>> and
>> loosing your market share. It is by far the best screen reader out
>> there in
>> my opinion. But if you don't start cleaning up the current code before
>>
>> adding new it will soon go the way of many other good programs and be
>> priced
>> out of the market by cheaper and more dependable products.
>>
>> Thank you: Guy E. Stevens, Toronto Ohio.
>>
>>
>>
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