Re: Jaws 7 is A Piggy

My meter is oscillating between 0, 2 and 4 per cent.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gene Stevens" <guystevens@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 8:18 AM
Subject: Re: Jaws 7 is A Piggy


All I can say is something must be wrong. When I look the CPU usage meter on 
this machine is at about 3% with Jaws 7.0 running and a boat load of stuff 
in the system tray.


Gene Stevens
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gene Stevens" <guystevens@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 11:09 AM
Subject: Re: Jaws 7 is A Piggy


> By unloading some of the running programs or closing open windows.
>
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> Gene Stevens
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> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Sun Sparkle" <sunshine@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 11:00 AM
> Subject: Re: Jaws 7 is A Piggy
>
>
>> and how do you do that?
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Jon C. Pierson" <jpierson@xxxxxxxx>
>> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 9:49 AM
>> Subject: Re: Jaws 7 is A Piggy
>>
>>
>>> If your cpu is at 100 percent you are using more than when it shows 84 
>>> percent (nearly one sixth more), think of it as a gas hogging automobile 
>>> at 100 percent.
>>> It's akin to you lifting as much weight as your muscles will hold at 100 
>>> percent, at 84 percent you could still do more work. In other words when 
>>> you are maxed at 100 percent you can do no more work. This is a usage 
>>> meter, not a free resources meter, it's telling you how much of your 
>>> money or resources are already used up so when you have used 100 percent 
>>> you have nothing left in the bank until you free up some process 
>>> threads.
>>> Hope some of this helps.
>>>
>>> Jon C. Pierson
>>>
>>> At 06:02 AM 11/7/2005, you wrote:
>>>>also john,
>>>>when i am using jaws just  like theprevious person the one that sent 
>>>>this message
>>>>i get the same results with jaws 7 and 100 percent for jaws 6.2 and 100 
>>>>precent for window eyes
>>>>so you will have to explain why you dont want 100 percent of usage?
>>>>thank you
>>>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Jon C. Pierson" <jpierson@xxxxxxxx>
>>>>To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>Sent: Monday, November 07, 2005 7:42 AM
>>>>Subject: Re: Jaws 7 is A Piggy
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Actually you've got it backward, you don't want 100 percent usage so it 
>>>>>looks as if JFW7 is actually using less resources and not more.
>>>>>Unless your CPU meter's showing your percentage backward and you mean 
>>>>>you should have that much free?
>>>>>
>>>>>Jon C. Pierson
>>>>>
>>>>>At 11:27 PM 11/6/2005, you wrote:
>>>>>>Hey there folks I wonder what Freedom Scientific is doing! I have Jaws 
>>>>>>6.2 and Jaws 7 on my computer. I also have Window Eyes on here. Now 
>>>>>>Jaws 7 has been giving me a headache and was looking around to see if 
>>>>>>I could find out why. Both Window Eyes and Jaws 6.2 show that my CPU 
>>>>>>Usage is at 100%. Now if I have Jaws 7 running my CPU usage is at 84%. 
>>>>>>Jaws 7 is being a piggy and using memory for doing nothing but making 
>>>>>>the computer run slower. The CPU usage should run at 100% or as close 
>>>>>>to possible at that as it can.
>>>>>>Does anyone have any idea why it is necessary for Jaws 7 to tie up 
>>>>>>computer usage?  I can't think of one good reason to do that. I have 
>>>>>>512 Dual Data ram and windows XP Home with service pack 2. I also have 
>>>>>>all windows updates.
>>>>>>The tie up ram causes such things as IE to freeze, windows explorer to 
>>>>>>have to close, plus other strange things to happen.
>>>>>>Oh by the way I do believe Jaws 7 even thinks it knows when I want to 
>>>>>>check my email! Or at least it thinks it does because the log on 
>>>>>>screen comes up when I am not even at the computer without anything 
>>>>>>but what is at start up running.
>>>>>>One other thing I have noticed is that in Jaws 7 the Jaws program 
>>>>>>starts right when windows does rather than like in earlier versions 
>>>>>>where the anti virus and or firewall plus other programs at start up 
>>>>>>started first.
>>>>>>JAWS uses the symbol of a shark but maybe that should be changed if it 
>>>>>>is going to be hogging memory. Bet you know what symbol I am thinking 
>>>>>>about!
>>>>>
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