Re: My JAWS 6.1 disaster!

I have also installed the upgrade on an XP Home system and find no problem 
with MSN6.2, it runs just fine.



Thanks; Gene

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Skarstad" <toonhead5@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, April 15, 2005 6:01 PM
Subject: My JAWS 6.1 disaster!


> Hi all! I was really excited about the new update to  6.1 so I downloaded
> and installed it right away. The install went as smooth as you like,
> everything was cool.  So, I murged my settings with 6 and then went to 
> test
> things out. I am sad to say that, for whatever reason, msn messenger 6.2
> would not work on my system here. I could read the input window, in other
> words I could read what I was typing, but the history window would not 
> read
> at all. Nothing, zip, absolutely silent!
> Well, being a former beta tester, I figured, Ok, I'll quit 6.1 and
> re-launch 6.0 and see if it works there.  Well, to my shock and amazement,
> msn 6.2 didn't work with that either! I was really frazzled now.  So,
> I  did a repair on 6 thinking that would work, but no dice. Still same
> condition as before, I could read what I wrote, but not what other people
> wrote to me.  Well, to make a long story very short, I ended up having to
> scrap everything and re-installing JAWS 6, and I was even asked to
> re-activate. I have sent in a request to have my count reset, so hopefully
> they'll do that in a few days. I'm just really upset that the whole 
> upgrade
> process didn't work the way it was advertised to.
> So, if you're using MSN Messenger 6.2 with XP Home, be careful! Install
> this newly updated version at your own risk. If it works for you,
> fantastic. If not, stick to 6 until FS can get their *** together.
> What's interesting is I have friends using XP Pro and the update works
> flawlessly, so go figure. Anyways, there's the report. I've only rebooted
> this computer about 5 times now, and I've finally got everything working
> again, so I'm really just thinking I'll stick with 6.0 for now.
>
> Thanks guys
> The rather frazzled Chris
>
>
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